Caramel

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A food substance that is produced by cooking sugar until it melts and darkens into a nutty brown colored mixture that ranges in consistency from liquid to hard-surfaced. Often referred to as burnt or camelized sugar, caramel can be cooked into a soft pliable candy (with the addition of butter, cream and corn syrup), or made into a hard substance to be crushed into bits for toppings and flavorings, or produced as a syrupy liquid for sweet sauces that are served with various desserts.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 package (2.5 oz)
Calories382
Protein4g
Total Fat8g
Total Carbohydrates77g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars65g
Potassium214mg
Sodium245mg
Cholesterol7mg
Serving Size1 package (3 oz)
Calories348
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates91g
Dietary Fiber0g
Potassium153mg
Sodium432mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 serving 6 pieces
Calories396
Protein1g
Total Fat5g
Total Carbohydrates85g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars56g
Potassium116mg
Sodium44mg
Cholesterol2mg

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