Pushed to the very brink of what sugar + heat can do, these deeply-flavored caramel wonders are much more intense than others. Dark and rich, they’re made in tiny, three-pound batches with more butter and cream than most, which means they’re not only delicious, they also taste incredibly fresh, not sticky. Helliemae’s Salt Caramels are different from the caramels you’ve had before.

While Ellen Daehnick’s background doesn’t scream food business, and she may have circled the bases a few times before arriving here, she sure hit a homerun with this flavorful endeavor. And the best news is, when you come to the Firefly Handmade Market tomorrow, you’ll get to try them for yourself. Y. U. M!!!!!!!

Why Helliemae’s? Growing up in Houston in the 1970s and 80s, it seemed like every UHF channel was filled with repeats of The Beverly Hillbillies. That level of saturation meant Ellen got called Ellie Mae more often than she liked. So, when she was wondering what to call these caramels, Helliemae just seemed right: a handcrafted sensibility with a touch of post-punk DIY.

Seriously, you haven’t lived until you have wrapped your tastebuds around one of these. A great gift you’ll want to covet for yourself.

Ellen Daehnick  |  Helliemae’s Salt Caramels
ellen@saltcaramels.com |  (303) 834-7048

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