caramelize

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caramelize

[′kär·mə‚līz]
(food engineering)
To convert sugar or the sugar content of a food into a caramel or a caramellike substance.
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Cook the onion for a good hour, allowing the caramelising to take place.
There is a degree of courage required here when it comes to the caramelising of the apples and sugar on top of the stove.
lay the pastry on top of the apples and place on the stove to begin the caramelising process.