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I cook my caramel to 249 degrees, which gives me a firm caramel to use for dipping.
Place in freezer till frozen and ready to cook. If you will be using them over time, store them well in bags, they do keep pretty well.
Time to Eat
Most of the ingredients are easily available in any grocery store. For specific spices, such as garam masala, you can find them at any Indian store, or stores like Trader Joe's, Sprouts, etc.
Home recipe: Lightly roast together 1 spoon each of cumin, coriander seeds, and 1/2 spoon each of nutmeg and cloves in a shallow non stick dish. Roast until all the spices turn aromatic without burning. Blend the spices into a coarse powder and save it in an airtight container and use as needed.
(Prep Time: 5 minutes)
(Time to Cook: 20 minutes)
(Yield: 2 cups frosting)
(Prep Time: 10 minutes)
Make sure all ingredients are at room temperature before you start. Any cocoa powder you have will do. I have made it with regular, dutch processed, and black cocoa powder (kind used for Oreo cookies). They all taste good!
Seasonings / Toppings
Want to spice it up? Add 1 teaspoon of sherry, brandy, rum, or your favorite liqueur.