Simple Definition of caramelize
: to cook (something, such as a fruit or vegetable) slowly until it becomes brown and sweet
: to change (sugar) into caramel by cooking it
Full Definition of caramelize
: to change (as sugar) into caramel
: to change to caramel
Examples of caramelize in a sentence
The onions will take five minutes to caramelize.
Caramelize two cups of sugar.
Continue stirring until the sugar caramelizes.
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