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Woman shares simple recipe for homemade caramel-covered custard
No fancy showmanship or unattainable ingredients here folks. This recipe only uses the simple stuff and it's pure bliss.
Rebecca Reid
10.27.21

This is a caramel lover’s dream dessert.

This is one recipe that has received a lot of attention online and for very good reason. It is smooth, silky, and ‘Dolce de Leche’ delicious.

All your caramel cravings and custard dreams have been answered. You may even have the ingredients in your kitchen so go make it for your family, your friends, or better yet, yourself.

Melt 100 grams or 1/2 cup of unsalted butter in a medium saucepan.

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Add flour to the melted butter.

After the butter is melted and just beginning to bubble, add 120 grams or 1/2 cup plus 1.5 tbs of flour. Whisk the flour and butter until completely incorporated.

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Add milk.

Gradually add 1 liter of milk to the melted butter and flour mixture. Pour in a little at a time and whisk continuously.

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Add your sugar.

When you’ve finished adding the milk, add 80 grams of white sugar. Continue whisking and add in 1 tsp of vanilla extract.

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Thicken the cream.

Continue whisking until the cream starts to thicken.

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Pour the custard into a bowl or cake pan.

After cooling the cream, pour it into a bowl or pan and then chill for 30 minutes.

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Mix cornstarch and water.

In a separate bowl, add 1 tbs of cornstarch and about 20 ml of water. Still until combined and set aside.

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Heat the sugar.

Using a non-stick pan, cook 90 grams of sugar on low heat.

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Add water.

When the sugar is brown and bubbling, add 1/4 cup of water to the pan and stir.

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Time to add your cornstarch mixture.

Add the cornstarch mixture to the pan and stir until fully combined.

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Hello, caramel!

Keep stirring until the sugar thickens and turns into delicious caramel.

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Pour the caramel over your custard.

That’s it! How simple and delicious does this recipe look? Place your bowl of heaven in the refrigerator for at least 30 more minutes.

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Go ahead, grab a spoon, and dive into this amazing dessert. You won’t be sorry until maybe you’ve eaten the entire thing. Nope, still not sorry.

People online are raving about this creamy treat. One person wrote,

“This our favorite and so easy and delicious. You always have the ingredients in the house. Love this creamy caramel dessert so much. Made it a couple of times already.”

Another wrote,

“Incredible delicious thank you so much for this recipe you’re amazing!!!!”

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With 20 million views it’s obvious this recipe is a no-fail. It’s a crowd-pleaser that is so easy to make with ingredients you most likely have on hand.

So, it’s time to impress your loved ones with this delectable treat that might just make it into the regular rotation.

Here are the ingredients you will need to make this dessert:

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  • 100 grams or 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 120 grams or 1/2 cup + 1.5 tbs of flour
  • 1 liter of milk
  • 170 grams or 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 30 cl or 1/4 cup of water

Now watch the video to find out how to make this divine dessert!

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By Rebecca Reid
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Rebecca Reid is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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