Salted Caramel Sauce

Since childhood, I’ve disliked caramel or anything caramel except for Twix.

Yeah, okay, I love sweets… but I did not reach the point of loving caramel… not until salted caramel was born.

I love the combination of salty and sweet and that’s when I started getting crazy over salted caramel sauce. It is just too good that I can almost drink it! ๐Ÿ˜›

Salted Caramel Sauce - TNSCC

Making caramel sauce is a little tricky for the impatient side of me. You know, you’ll just stand in front of the stove and keep stirring and stirring. And gosh, I was using a stainless steel pot and the handle was too hot! I was using thick gloves, but that handle was really something.

The good thing about this sauce, you don’t need a candy thermometer to make this. You’ll have to carefully watch the color of the caramel and be patient. ๐Ÿ˜€

Salted Caramel Sauce

  • Servings: 1 cup
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 90g salted butter, cut into 6-pc cubes
  • 1/2 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions:

  1. In a heavy medium saucepan over medium heat, add white sugar. Stir constantly using a wooden spoon. (The sugar will form clumps and melt into thick liquid (amber in color) as you stir. Please be careful not to burn it.)
  2. Once the sugar is completely melted, add the butter. (The caramel will bubble when butter is added.) Stir until butter is melted.
  3. While stirring, slowly add the heavy/whipping cream. (The mixture will bubble when the cream is added.)
  4. Let the mixture boil for a minute.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat and add in 1 tsp of salt. Allow to cool before using.

Notes:

  • This can be made ahead of time and can be stored in the fridge for two weeks.
  • Only use heavy or whipping cream.
  • If desired to make more than this recipe, it is preferred to make them in batches. Do not double or triple this recipe and make them one time.
  • Make sure your saucepan is thick and with a handle. It is better to work on the sauce.

See the visuals and source recipe: Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce by Sally’s Baking Addiction

I love this caramel sauce a lot. I would’ve drink the whole glass if I didn’t make this for another recipe.

I am sharing this with my friends at Fiesta Friday #103, co-hosted by the lovely Angie, with this week’s fabulous co-hosts, Sonal and Petra.

Have a fantastic weekend! Wishing you a day full of smiles! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

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30 thoughts on “Salted Caramel Sauce

  1. I’m crazy about caramel and this is just gorgeous! I agree, I could drink it…and it would be worth it even if I felt sick after!! Thanks for sharing this with us on Throwback Thursday, and we’ll be sure to pin it to our Throwback Thursday Board! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Mollie

  2. Slated caramel really is a weakness of mine, I love it! This recipe sounds great. Thank you for sharing with #CookBlogShare x

  3. Jhuls, You had me at Salted Caramel! unlike you, I have always loved the flavor. I am making this sauce for sure! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  4. Umm, Jhuls, another fabulous recipe! I can’t wait to try it – I’ve made vegan caramel before and it was amazing but this sounds just as good ๐Ÿ™‚ I love the colour – it’s so bright and sunshiny. Perfect for the horrid weather we are having on this island! Lent is coming soon so I must make some time to eat this beforehand!

  5. I am not big on sweets in any shape, except salted caramel that I would have ANY time! I might have to make salted caramel ice cream. You are inspirational! ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy Fiesta Friday!

    1. I remember when I heard of salted caramel ice cream I thought ‘Duh? Salted caramel? Is that even an ice cream?’ But now, I am a convert and salted caramel is one of my favorites now. Thank you for co-hosting, Petra. ๐Ÿ™‚ x

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