How to make it

  • Bake pastry shell in very hot oven (450 degrees) 6 minutes. Cool. Melt caramels
  • and brown sugar with small amount of evaporated milk in medium saucepan over low
  • heat. Stir until smooth. Gradually add remaining milk, stirring constantly. Beat
  • caramel mixture into egg yolks. Stir in water and vanilla. Place pastry shell on
  • rack in center of preheated 450 degree oven. Pour filling into shell. Reduce
  • heat to moderate (350 degrees) and bake 30 to 40 minutes or until filling is
  • almost set.
  • Combine sugar and almonds in small heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring
  • constantly, until sugar melts and turns a light amber. Pour immediately onto a
  • well buttered cookie sheet. Cool completely. Break into pieces. Crush in blender
  • or processor Sprinkle over pie last 5 minutes of baking time. Cool completely
  • before serving.

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    " It was excellent "
    wdsdy ate it and said...
    Mmmm, I love caramel! Got to try this! You've got my 5!
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    " It was just okay "
    canzi ate it and said...
    Tried it. It wasn't as great as I hoped it would be. I love caramel too. It was good, just not great. I think I will make it one more time just to make sure. Thank you!
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    " It was excellent "
    sunny ate it and said...
    Fabulous recipe, can't wait to try it.
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  • saavedra 11 years ago
    Wow, it sounds heavenly!
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  • organicmama 11 years ago
    This sounds good, thanks!
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