Salted Caramel with Fleur de Sel
a sweet treat recipe
As an artist and passionate foodie, Maggie Frank has made a career of serving up sweet treats. She found her love for food after experiencing the way a great meal or dessert can truly centerpiece celebration and bring people together. As a proud graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, she believes food is a way of life. Testing and sharing recipes that others can try out and bring into their own homes brings her a great feeling of fulfillment. Follow her adventures on instagram: @maggiefrank.bakes
This recipe creates a classic salted caramel. You can use it warm as an ice cream topping or even stir some into your coffee to sweeten it. Make a batch and keep it in your fridge for when you want to transform an everyday-something into a special treat.
TIME (ACTIVE) | 15 M
TOTAL | 15 M
| 16 oz
In a medium pot, gently mix together sugar and water Let cook on medium heat. Do not mix after sugar starts to dissolve.
Heat sugar until a deep amber color is achieved. Make sure your pot is centered on the stove so the sugar caramelizes evenly.
Once you’ve reached a dark amber color, remove from heat. Using extreme cation add cream and butter a little at a time while whisking. This mixture will bubble quite a bit when you add the ingredients but you can use a potholder to hold the whisk and it will settle quickly.
Add the salt, and enjoy!
If you're new to making caramel and navigating its finicky nature—add an ⅛ of a teaspoon of lemon juice or cream of tartar before cooking the sugar to prevent crystallization.
Store in an air-tight container or jar in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.
gourmet sea salt
This gourmet artisanal finishing salt is harvested by hand from the coast of France. This bright white treasure is comprised of snow-like crystals and has a slight hint of violets. Use only a pinch of this to enhance dishes just before serving.
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