caramelise

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caramelise (third-person singular simple present caramelises, present participle caramelising, simple past and past participle caramelised)

  1. (cooking) To convert sugar into caramel.
  2. (cooking) To brown sugar by means of heat.
    Slowly cooking the onions will caramelise them, which brings out the sweetness and gives them a brown color.

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