Adjective "Caramelized" definition and examples

(Caramelized may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈkar(ə)məlʌɪz/

Definitions and examples

verb

(of sugar or syrup) be converted into caramel.
  1. 'When the sugar begins to caramelize into a dark brown color, swirl in the butter.'
  2. 'Sugar also caramelizes as it cooks, so it gives baked goods a lovely golden brown hue, as well as a delicate aroma and flavor.'
  3. 'If you can, dust them with icing sugar 20 minutes ahead so they start to bring out their natural sugars, which will caramelise better.'
  4. 'Prepare the chicken glaze; heat the lemon rind, juice and honey in a pan until it caramelizes.'
  5. 'Remove the casserole lid, sprinkle very lightly with soft, dark Muscovado sugar and grill under a gentle heat until the sugar caramelizes.'
  6. 'The sugar in the marinade caramelizes during the roasting, creating a dark reddish-brown crust, shiny as fresh lacquer, that acts as a Pavlovian signal to barbecue lovers.'
  7. 'Saute until the almonds become golden brown and the sugar caramelizes.'
  8. 'To do this, melt the butter in a saucepan over a low heat, add the peaches and sugar and allow to caramelise.'
  9. 'Some cooks use strong black coffee; others stir in one teaspoon of brown sugar until it caramelizes, then add the ice water.'
  10. 'If you overcook your jam, the sugar will caramelize and it won't taste good and there's nothing you can do.'
  11. 'tagliatelle with caramelized onions'
  12. 'Return the pan to medium heat to melt the sugar again and caramelize the nuts.'
  13. 'The duck livers with orange sauce were tender and tasty and the crispy whirl of filo pastry, melting goat's cheese and caramelised onion was memorable.'
  14. 'While testing the parsnips recipe, we substituted the capers and olives with a jar of sweet caramelized onions and had fabulous results.'
  15. 'Assembling skewers is every bit as fun as stringing pearl necklaces, only you get to eat the tender, fragrant, caramelized meat afterwards - a much nicer reward for your efforts if you ask me.'
  16. 'In frying, a crisp caramelized crust is formed that will allow but a small amount of oil to soak into the food.'
  17. 'The Camden burger consists of a fresh kaiser roll, eight Angus ounces, sweet caramelized onions and a mini haystack of shoestring potatoes.'
  18. 'Dessert crepe offerings include chocolate-banana and crepe tatin (warm caramelized apples topped with vanilla ice cream or crème fraiche and sprinkled with cinnamon).'
  19. 'I have always liked sweet, caramelized banana, and it was a real hit.'
  20. 'I could detect no ramps in the grilled sardines, but they were agreeably soft and crispy and garnished with sweet caramelized onions, tangy Parmesan and toasted pine nuts.'
  21. 'Her puff pastry is staggeringly good, as witnessed by a model pear tarte tatin, made (for once) the correct way by caramelising the fruit in sugar and butter.'

More definitions

verb (used with or without object), caramelized, caramelizing.

1. to convert or be converted into caramel.

Origin

(caramelize)