Caramel Syrup for Threads and Dots

Preparation info

  • Makes enough caramel for approximately

    a dozen

    almond confections
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

You can use this syrup to make a smooth, glassy covering over huts, or by waving it from the ends of a fork you can encase a confection with golden threads. If you let it drip onto a piece of marble or parchment paper, you’ll get little golden disks or dots that can be fastened onto almond paste or chocolate-dipped citrus peels. Caramel will soften with exposure to moist air, so it’s necessary to store these baubles in an airtight container.

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