Introduction: Caramel Glaze Recipe

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Glazing a cake with this glossy caramel glaze is an easy method of decorating a beautiful cake.


Get the recipe with American measures (ounces)

Sugar - 150 grams

Starch - 10 grams

Heavy cream (min 30% fat) - 130 ml

Lemon juice - 10 ml

Gelatin sheets - 5 grams

Water - 100 ml

Salt - a pinch

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Soak 5 grams of gelatin sheets in cold water. If you are using granulated gelatin, soak it in 50 ml of cold water.

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Combine 10 grams of starch and 30 ml of water in a small bowl, mix and set aside.

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Place 150 grams of sugar and 1-2 teaspoons of lemon juice in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat until the caramel melts and turns to a deep amber color.

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Remove from the heat. Carefully, gradually add 70 ml of water and 130 ml of heavy cream, stirring constantly. Add a pinch of salt and bring to boil, stirring frequently.

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Turn off the heat. Mix the starch and water and add into the hot caramel glaze. Drain and add the gelatin sheets. Stir to combine.

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Strain the caramel glaze, and cool to about 30°C. Use to glaze cakes, pastries and desserts.

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If you are a caramel lover, you might like our white chocolate- caramel mousse recipe, and our walnut caramel tart recipe!


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