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Orange-Caramel Sauce

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Try this orange-flavored caramel sauce as a graceful finish to poached pears, profiteroles or frozen yogurt.



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"Absolutely delicous and so easy to prepare. I love anything Caramel. "
Orange-Caramel Sauce Recipe

Makes: About 1 cup

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon water, divided
  • 1/2 cup evaporated nonfat milk
  • 1 tablespoon frozen orange-juice concentrate

Preparation

  1. Combine sugar and salt with water in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Cook, without stirring, until it turns a deep amber color, 8 to 10 minutes. Do not burn. Remove from the heat and carefully swirl in the remaining 1 tablespoon water to stop the cooking; be careful, it will spatter.
  2. Cool 2 minutes, then gradually stir in evaporated milk. Return pan to very low heat and stir to dissolve the caramel; the mixture must not boil. Remove from the heat and stir in orange-juice concentrate.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition

Per serving: 56 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 14 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 27 mg sodium; 34 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate


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