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Caramel For Dipping Recipe

Makes: About 3 cups caramel.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Use for dipping Apples, Marshmallows, Chocolates or Nuts. Combine milk, sugars and corn syrup in a heavy saucepan. Set over medium heat and stir with a wooden spoon until all of the sugar is dissolved. Wash down the sides of pan with a pastry brush dipped in hot water. Place a candy thermometer into the pan; stir frequently washing down the sides of the pan when needed. At 236°F (113°C), start testing for consistency by dropping a small amount in ice water. At 242°F (117°C) or correct consistency, remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla; allow to cool undisturbed for about 10 minutes.

Step 2

Leftover caramel can be stored in the refrigerator, properly covered, for up to two weeks.When ready to use again, simply soften in a double broiler over simmering water.

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1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


sweetened condensed milk

1 1/3 cups sweetened condensed milk

granulated sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

light brown sugar

1/3 cup light brown sugar (, firmly packed)

light corn syrup

3/4 cup light corn syrup


1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter (softened)

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