5 Magical Caramel Decorations

Caramel can be notoriously difficult to work with, but boy is the effort worth it! There's nothing quite as elegant as a caramel decoration on top of a delicious dessert, which is why we've created 5 enchanting caramel decorations for you to try at home. Impress your dinner guests with a fancy last course featuring delicate caramel work!

Caramel Syrup Base Recipe:

  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 tbsp honey

Add the sugar and water to a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Stir in the honey and cook until the syrup turns light brown. Remove the pot from the heat and let cool until no more bubbles are visible.

1. Hazelnut Spikes

You'll Need:

  • roasted hazelnuts
  • toothpicks

2. Golden Clam

You'll Need:

  • ladle
  • vegetable oil
  • spoon

3. Caramel Butterfly

You'll Need:

  • spoon
  • parchment paper
  • caramel candy

4. Sugar Nest

You'll Need:

  • new wide-tooth comb

5. Sweet Spiral

You'll Need:

  • rolling pin
  • spoon


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