Caramel Squares

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: French Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - refined flour
  • 1/2 cup - softened butter
  • 1/2 cup - sugar
  • 1/4 cup - each of blanched and coarsely pounded almonds, walnuts and groundnuts
  • 1.75 cups - light brown sugar
  • 3 - eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • a big pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp - milk

How to Make Caramel Squares

  • Beat 2 egg whites until stiff. Mix in the brown sugar and 1/2 tsp of vanilla essence.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together.
  • Mix in the egg yolks and remaining whites and beat nicely.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt thrice and mix along with the remaining vanilla essence and milk.
  • Put in a well-greased baking pan.
  • Sprinkle nuts on top and put the stiffly beaten egg-white mixture on top.
  • Spread nicely and level the surface. Bake in moderate heat for 1/2 hour or until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  • Cut into neat squares while stiff and warm.
  • Cool nicely and store in an airtight tin.