Caramel Color

Kathy Van Houten Recipe

By Kathy Van Houten suds59

Store in bottle and use as needed

Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
makes about 1 1/2 cups
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top


1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
water (divided use)


Combine sugar and 1/4 cup water in a heavy sauce pan.
Bring to a boil,stirring to dissolve sugar completely.
Boil until sugar colors-this is how you make caramel
But don't stop here.Continue cooking until sugar turns black and starts to smoke.
Remove from heat and Carefully add 1/4 cup water,then
return to heat and stir until liquid.Pour into glass jar and use as needed.
To clean pan and spoon,fill with water and boil until caramel has dissolved.