Use this sweet Latin sauce to top vanilla, chocolate or coffee ice cream.Plus: More Dessert Recipes and Tips

Maricel Presilla
August 2000

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
MAKES 3/4 CUP
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Boil until thick and syrupy, about 15 minutes. Strain the brown sugar syrup into a heatproof bowl and cool.

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Make Ahead

The syrup can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.

Suggested Pairing

Piloncillo,

unrefined brown sugar that is typically used in Latin desserts, is also known as brown loaf sugar because it is sold in cone-shaped pieces. It is available at Latin markets.

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