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Making this liquid caramel sauce (molho de caramelo) is very easy, but it does require some attention.
How to Make Liquid Caramel
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How to Make Liquid Caramel

How to Make Liquid Caramel

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1 and 1/4 cups of sugar3 and 1/2 tablespoons of water6 and 3/4 tablespoons of water
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    1. In a sauce pan, heat the sugar with the 3 and 1/2 tablespoons of water (at less then 175ºC or 345ºF) and let the sugar melt (stiring continuously).
    2. When the sugar starts to gain color, let it boil for a few seconds until it gets darker.
    3. Add the 6 and 3/4 tablespoons of water stiring well and bring to a boil for a few minutes.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: pingodoce.pt

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