Caramel Fondue

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Total Time
50mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
45 mins

Caramel fondue is easy to make and is fun for a crowd. Roll pieces of caramel coated fruit or poundcake in shaved chocolate, chopped nuts or coconut. Mmmmm.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In medium saucepan, combine the sugar with the corn syrup and water.
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves, about 10 minutes.
  3. Increase the heat to moderately high and simmer, brushing down the sides of the saucepan occasionally with a wet brush, ntil the syrup starts to turn golden.
  4. Gently swirl the pan and continue to simmer until a deep amber caramel forms, about 40 minutes total from the time you started.
  5. Remove the saucepan from the heat.
  6. Carefullyl stir in the heavy cream, then stir in the butter until melted.
  7. Return the saucepan to the heat and bring the caramel just to a simmer.
  8. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  9. Let the caramel cool for 30 minutes, whisking occasionally.
  10. Pour the caramel into a heatproof serving bowl or fondue pot set over low heat and serve with the cake, fruit and garnishes.
  11. The caramel can be refrigerated for 1 week.
  12. Rewarm gently over low heat.
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We really enjoyed this recipe, but it can be a bit tempermental if you've never made caramel before. One thing that I've discovered is that it takes a while for the sugar solution to start browning, but once it does it happens pretty quickly. Be ready with the cream. I wasn't and my batch turned a little bitter. Other than that we had a great time with our friends deciding what to dip and what to top with. One last hint. The recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups of heavy cream. I used the other 1/2 cup and made fresh whipped cream to top with! yum!