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homemade caramel sauce
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Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe (with video)

The world's best and easiest homemade caramel sauce recipe! Dip fruit or drizzle it over ice cream and brownies for the win.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramel, Homemade Caramel
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 74kcal


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream


  • Cook the sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly,  until the sugar dissolves completely and turns into a copper color.
  • Add the butter and use a whisk to stir.
  • Once the butter melts completely, pour in the heavy cream slowly and wish until well combined.
  • Cook for an additional minute and then remove from heat.
  • Let the caramel sauce cool completely before enjoying!



Use salted butter and add 1 tsp of salt if you want to make salted caramel.


Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 5mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 5mg