All-Purpose Caramel Sauce

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2000

    

Whether you've been burned by caramel in the past or have questions to sort out before making your first batch, we're here to help.

SERVES Makes 2 cups

TIME 20 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Caramel strikes fear even in experienced cooks. Why? It's notorious for burning, turning gritty, or simply cooking unevenly. We worked through every variable and question we had to come up with an easy method that anyone can master. The hig...

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