Caramel Sauce

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Who knew you can make this easy Caramel Sauce just by boiling water? I have wanted to try this method for years but I never thought it would work. Let me be the first to tell you……it really does work!

 

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Ingredients – Yes that’s it but don’t open it!

 

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Remove the label.

 

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Fill a deep pot with enough water to cover the can by at least 1”.

If it gets lower than 1” you will have to add more water.

I simmered mine with a lid and didn’t need to add any more water.

Bring the water to a simmer and simmer for three hours.

Keep on eye on it and adjust the temperature as needed to keep it at a simmer.

Do NOT open the can. It will remain sealed the entire simmering time.

 

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Remove the pan from the heat.

Carefully remove the can from the water.

Let the can cool and then open the lid.

You now have caramel!

 

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Put the caramel on top of ice cream or whatever you love and serve.

 

Caramel Sauce

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Ingredients

1 – 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk

Directions

Place the can (do not open it) into a deep medium pot and cover the can by at least 1” of water.

Bring the water to a simmer.

Simmer for three hours watching carefully and adjusting the temperature as needed to keep the water at a simmer.

Remove the pan from the heat and carefully remove the can. Let cool.

Open the can and serve on your favorite….anything!

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Categories: Desserts, Ice Cream, Sauces

50 Comments »

    • I keep telling my husband it’s not going to work because my electric burner wouldn’t keep the water at a constant simmer so I kept turning the knob up and down until about the last hour. It didn’t matter and turned out perfectly and was so cool when I pulled the pop top and saw the caramel!

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  1. Cripes. I did this once over 60 years ago. Forget how long I simmer the can; but, finally let it cool – then chilled it in the fridge. Cut open both ends with a can opener and slid the solid sweetness out to slice and serve.

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