Dulce De Leche Cupcakes

Baking By MadEm Updated 25 Jan 2012 , 6:56pm by Marianna46

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MadEm Posted 21 Jan 2012 , 4:00am
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I am making dulce de leche cupcakes for TOMORROW, but was wondering can the homemade caramel made of brown sugar, butter, and condensed milk be left out at room temperature once it's drizzled on the cupcake? If so, for how long? a day? two days?
Thanks in advance!!!

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Marianna46 Posted 25 Jan 2012 , 6:56pm
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Sorry I didn't see your post in time for this to be of any help, but in fact you CAN leave the caramel out for three or four days, anyway, and probably longer. Sugar is a preservative in large quantities and the amount of sugar in caramel is enough to keep it from going bad fast.

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