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Burnt Almond Caramel Sauce

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Category: Sauces, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Slivered, blanched almonds
  • 5 tb Unsalted butter
  • 3/4 c Dark brown sugar
  • Hot water
  • 1 pn Cream of tartar
  • Salt
  • 1/2 c Gewurztraminer
  • 1 c Heavy cream
  • 1 tb Instant espresso powder
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread almonds on a baking sheet and toast
them 10 minutes or until golden. Dot the almonds with 2 tablespoons of the
butter and replace in a turned off oven for another 10 minutes. In a
saucepan combine the sugar, remaining butter, 3 tablespoons water, the
cream of tartar and a pinch of salt and cook the mixture over moderate heat
until a candy thermometer reads 230 degrees. Carefully add the wine, cream,
coffee, vanilla and almonds. The mixture will boil up. Stir until combined
and smooth over low heat. Raise heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Off heat,
cool and store covered in refrigerator. Serve cold or warm.

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