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Dark Caramel Sauce


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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

cook sugar in 3 qt heavy saucepan over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until sugar caramelizes, titling and swirling pan to incorporate mixture. Stir in whipping cream (mixture will bubble and harden). Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture melts and begins to boil (about 5 minutes). Quickly pour sauce into a bowl, stir in vanilla and salt Let cool 15 minutes. serve warm or cool.


Can be chilled for up to 3 weeks

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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