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    Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

    1. 1 lb 454g / 16oz Granulated sugar

    2. 2 cups 474ml Water

    3. 1/2 cup 99g / 3 1/2oz Butter - (1 stick)

    4. 1/2 cup 118ml Whipping cream

    5. 2 teaspoons 10ml Vanilla extract

    Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

    1. Place the sugar in a small, heavy saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves, then cook without stirring until it is a deep reddish brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Pour in 1 cup of water and stand back to avoid the steam and splatter. Wait 1 minute, then add the remaining 1 cup of water and boil, stirring occasionally, until any hardened caramel has melted, 5 to 8 minutes.

    2. Add the butter and boil until the mixture reaches 245 degrees on a candy thermometer, about 15 minutes; the coating on a spoon dipped into the mixture and then in cold water will have a gummy consistency. Stir in the cream and vanilla and simmer until it reaches the desired consistency; it should flow smoothly almost in a continuous drip off the spoon. This should take 2 to 5 minutes.

    3. Let cool, then refrigerate until use. This sauce has a tendency to separate and granulate when cold, so it should be warmed up and stirred well before using.

    4. This recipe yields 2 cups.

    5. Each tablespoon: 88 calories ; 30 mg sodium; 10 mg cholesterol; 4 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 14 grams carbohydrates; 0 protein; 0 fiber.


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