Caramel is the dreamiest, yummiest, most irresistible of sweets. And this full-surrender cookbook celebrates its remarkable versatility with creamy puddings, crunchy toffee, moist cakes, and fluffy meringues. Whether enjoying the satisfying crackle through a Crme Brulee crust, fresh fruit drizzled with Classic Caramel Dessert Sauce, Mad Cap Marshmallows dipped in chocolate and caramel, or luscious Caramel Crme Anglaise, everyone will find a favorite among these delicious treats. Step-by-step instructions make each recipe practically foolproof, while a helpful overview of basic techniques gives caramel lovers the tools they need to explore all the possibilities of sugar in its most sublime form. More than 30 select recipes and 20 color photographs paint a portrait in caramel no cook will want to miss.