- 200 g (8 oz) sugar
- 500 ml (1 pt) boiling water
- 15 g (1/2 oz) margarine
- 15 g (1/2 oz) cornflour or cornstarch
- 1 ml spoon (1/4 teasp.) salt
- 2 ml spoon (1/2 teasp.) vanilla essence
|Put the sugar in a saucepan. Heat gently until golden brown.
Remove from heat and add the boiling water. Stir well and return to heat. Bring to the boil again.
Cream margarine, cornflour and salt together. Add a little of the boiling liquid. Stir well.
Add remaining boiling liquid. Stir well and return to saucepan. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Add vanilla essence and stir well.
Serve hot or cold, with ice-cream or other desserts.
Makes 500 ml (1 pt).
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