Sep 20, 2013

If you want to go for a touchdown BAKE with BEER and make this delicious Beer Caramel Dip that you can pour over cakes or dip like a Brew Fondue!

Beer Caramel Dip
Recipe courtesy of Emily Ellyn more at

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 - 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 - 30 minutes
Yield: 3 (8 ounce jars)

1 (12 ounce) Spiced Ale
Zest of 1/2 orange, in large strips
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of kosher salt

Bring the ale, orange zest, and ground cardamom to a gentle boil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook, stirring, until reduced to 1 cup, about 10 minutes. Add the butter and brown sugar and cook, stirring only if the mixture looks like it might boil over, until thick and syrupy, 10 to 12 minutes.

Slowly stir in the cream and cook until the sauce thickens, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, remove zest with tongs, and stir in the vanilla and salt.

Let the caramel cool slightly, then transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks or can according to the Retro Rad Home Canning Instructions on

Now, get the Pulled Pork Sliders & the Fennel Orange Slaw recipes to complete the meal! 

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