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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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caramelcar‧a‧mel /ˈkærəməl, -mel/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]DFF a sticky brown sweet made of boiled sugar, butter, and milk2 [uncountable]DFC burnt sugar used for giving food a special taste and colour3 [uncountable] a light yellow-brown colour crème caramel
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caramelThe cake is made with cinnamon and pureed pears and served in a pool of butterscotch caramel fudge sauce.Increase heat until it turns a golden caramel.The car managed like it was stuck in gooey caramel, because a car is like a horse sometimes.Make caramel sauce by cooking butter and sugar in a pan until it turns a rich brown colour.When the sugar has completely dissolved, increase the heat until the liquid turns a pale caramel.A rasping lick on the martyr's hand and the caramel was gone.Pour the caramel topping evenly over the Twinkies, and smooth with a knife.
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