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Sep 25, 2007 06:07 PM

Where to buy Sucre à la crème

I have a friend from South America who fell in love with "Sucre à la crème" and wants to take some back home. I tried making some myself but it really did not turn out well.

I bought some St-Julie brand "Sucre à la crème" at the grocery store and it was good (though not as good as the stuff my mother use to make). I am hoping for even better. Where could I get some of that great sweet stuff in Montreal ,ideally nicely packaged for international travel ?

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  1. Give "Le Marché Des Saveurs" a call, I'm certain that have some.

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      1. Here's a recipe that never fails. 1 cup of 35% cream, 2 cups of brown sugar and a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. With the candy thermometer wait until it reaches 234 degrees celsius over medium heat and remove to let cool. Once it's pretty cool, whip with the beater for 3 to 5 minutes until it reaches a creamy consistency then put it in the fridge and let it set. Enjoy!

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        1. re: Campofiorin

          Are you sure it's 234 degrees Celsius and not Fahrenheit? I didn't know you could bring a mixture up that high, especially over medium heat.
          I'm not trying to be sarcastic, because this sounds like a fun thing to make.

          1. re: rillettes

            Now you have me thinking... I'll have to look at my thermoter but I think you're right. My bad. That would make more sense.

        2. I know for sure that Biscuiterie Oscar sells some. However, I never tried it, so I can't comment on taste/texture.

          Biscuiterie Oscar
          3755 Rue Ontario Est, Montreal, QC H1W, CA

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