Maida's caramel sauce

Maida's caramel sauce


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About this recipe: Caramel sauce is the perfect topping for cakes, fruit, tarts, ice cream and so much more. This version is easy to make and doesn't require a sugar thermometer.

Maida Black

Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons soft brown sugar
  • 1 dessertspoon golden syrup
  • 2 tablespoons condensed sweetened milk
  • 4 tablespoons hot water

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar, syrup and milk. Stir over high heat until thick and dark in colour, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and add water a little at a time. Return to heat, simmer and stir until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Allow to cool before serving; if a thinner sauce is desired, add 2 tablespoons milk or water.

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Excellent recipe. Very easy to follow. I made a caramel tart and it was lovely. Thanks! - 17 Mar 2013

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