RECIPE OF THE MONTH
D’s Versatile Caramel Ideas
Chef D Allen's homemade caramel recipe was created by her grandmother Celestine Allen (RIP)! She re-created it to make it long-lasting, multi-purpose and provide a variety of flavors! It’s a family tradition to have caramel cake at every Allen occasion. Here are some ideas that you can share with your family from ours!
Pretzel Sticks - Dip pretzels in caramel for a tasty combination of salty & sweet.
Apple Slices - Dip apples in caramel for a delicious snack.
Homemade Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast - Warm caramel for 10-15 secs. in microwave and drizzle over warm breakfast.
Coffee - Sweetened a cup of coffee w/one (1)- two (2) tablespoons of caramel.
Homemade Brownies - Swirl caramel in brownie batter prior to baking for a twisted treat.
Pork or Turkey Loin - Glaze caramel over loin prior to baking to add extra flavor to meat.
Yogurt - Drizzle caramel over a bowl of plain yogurt or cottage cheese to add a hint of sweetness.
Baked Goods - Drizzle caramel over cookies, cakes, or any dessert to bring extra flavor.
Popcorn - Warm caramel for 10-15 secs. in microwave and drizzle over homemade or microwave popped
Fresh Fruit Trays - Make your own fruit tray with fresh Strawberries, apple slices and pineapples. Add a jar of D’s Versatile Caramel to a bowl and add to the centerpiece of the tray to share with family & friends!
Chef D Allen