of stirring, and during all this time I kept thinking, “this is not right, this is not right, it should be thick by now” - but, I did what I was told and waited for that candy thermometer to hit the 232 mark Once it does, prepare yourself for a scientific moment. You need to add the baking soda at this point, along with some vanilla extract - and here I give you my second tip for this icing. Make sure you use a BIG saucepan, because once you add that teaspoon of baking soda, that mixture will come up the side of the pan and bubble up like there is no tomorrow. Trust me; you do not want to be the crazy person running around the kitchen cursing up a storm, because you know that you are going to have spilled sticky caramel all over the counter top.
- still nada
- nope, still loosey, goosey
- zip. No pudding-like consistency. Still a sauce. A very good sauce, the kind that you can pour over vanilla ice cream, but not cake.
slice up some of the pineapple pound cake that my husband bought, serve it ala mode with mac nut ice cream, pour over those with a brown sugar-butter caramelsauce with sauteed pineapples, some banana slices and sprinkled chopped macadamia nuts
I didn't have piping bags, so the swirls didn't work like I had planned--and then, one of the icing bags exploded WHILE I was icing the cupcakes, causing a bright red frosting eruption that was a huge mess, and THEN one of the cupcakes just fell over
Making the homemade caramelsauce for the apples was the most fun. Breakfast - bowl of FiberOne Honey Clusters w/ homemade Almond MilkMorning Snack - FiberOne Granola BarLunch - Classic Grilled McChicken Sandwich w/out mayoMid-Afternoon Snack -tasted the homemade carameland a few apple slicesDinner - Cider Glazed Chicken, Garlic Browned Butter Rice, and green beans
I didn't try the Volcanoes made with caramelized onions and scalloped potatoes. Was it the banana cake layered with chocolate malted crumbs, fudge sauceand nutella frosting or the perfectly moist, chocolatey, to die for fudge frosting, chocolate cake that I've been making for over thirty years
Moist cinnamon apple coffee cake drizzled with homemade low carb caramelsauce. Â Then I swirled in some homemade low carb caramelsauce into the batter, and sprinkled the top with a cinnamon crumb mixture halfway through baking