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Caramel Sauce Recipe

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramel sauce, caramel sauce recipe, homemade caramel, salted caramel
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Calories: 364kcal
Adjust Servings Here: 5 people
This Caramel Sauce Recipe is easy and takes only 10 minutes to make. Learn how to make homemade caramel sauce that is perfect for cupcakes, cookies, butter cake, tarts, cinnamon rolls, etc


  • 150 grams (¾ cup) Castor sugar OR superfine granulated sugar
  • 35 ml (⅛ cup) water, room temperature
  • 110 grams (½ cup) cream, room temperature
  • 2 ½ tbsp (40 grams) salted butter, room temperature


  • In a saucepan on medium heat, add the sugar & water together. Let the sugar melt. Do not use a spoon or spatula to mix it. Keep moving & shaking the pan if needed but do not stir the sugar mixture
  • Once the sugar has melted, continue cooking it on medium heat to get a light golden brown color. You may even increase the heat to get the color
  • Next, switch off the gas and add the room temperature cream carefully. Whisk continuously until the cream is well blended
  • Switch on the gas again, and keep mixing on medium heat for about 2 mins
  • Next, add the room temperature butter and continue stirring for 2 mins
  • Once done, take it off the heat and pour in a container. Let it cool and then use as needed. Enjoy !!

Recipe Notes

Make sure the cream and butter are at room temperature 
Switch on and switch off the gas, just as mentioned in the method
Do not over-brown the sugar while melting, it will turn bitter and dark in color 
Best stored in an airtight container or glass jar
Try out The Original Caramels Recipe to make your own caramel candies at home

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Nutrition Information
Serving: 100g | Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 50.9g | Protein: 1.1g | Fat: 18.44g | Saturated Fat: 11.601g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.689g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.987g | Trans Fat: 0.461g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 49mg | Sugar: 50.81g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 0.04mg

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