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Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Learn the basics of how to make the most incredible homemade salted caramel sauce with this step by step tutorial. Makes a great gift!

Course: Dessert, Topping
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramel sauce, homemade caramel sauce, homemade salted caramel sauce, salted caramel sauce
Servings: 8 ounces
Calories: 172 kcal
  1. In a small pot, gently heat the cream, butter, and salt until the butter has melted and the salt has completely dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and add the vanilla.
  3. In a larger pot, combine the sugar, corn syrup, and water.
  4. Cook over medium-high heat, swirling the pot occasionally to distribute the heat evenly.

  5. Continue to boil the sugar mixture until the bubbles begin to get smaller and it becomes amber-colored.
  6. Reduce the heat to low, and pour in the warm cream mixture, whisking constantly to avoid lumps or crystals.
  7. Immediately transfer the hot mixture to a heat-safe vessel and cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 228mg10%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 328IU7%
Calcium 10mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.