Caramel - No Heavy Cream At Home

Baking By ac2steachk Updated 2 May 2011 , 12:11am by ac2steachk

ac2steachk Posted 30 Apr 2011 , 7:41pm
post #1 of 3

Hello everyone,
I am in the middle of a recipe and just found out the heavy cream that was in my fridge 2 days ago is no longer there.
I do have skim milk and lots of butter. I've heard that I can use those two ingredients and make a substitute for heavy cream in the recipe.
Here's what the original recipe says to use:
Caramel Topping:
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup
2 tsp. sea salt
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. orange extract
Any suggestions for a substitution?
Thank you very much for your help.

2 replies
pmarks0 Posted 30 Apr 2011 , 8:06pm
post #2 of 3

There's this:

There's also this:

But, really it's whole or full fat milk they're talking about. The first link indicates an addition if you have low fat milk. Skim is pretty low fat though. icon_wink.gif

I've never tried this either.

ac2steachk Posted 2 May 2011 , 12:11am
post #3 of 3

Thank you very much. I tried one of the recipes in the links and it was yummy!

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