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Salted Caramel Sauce

This Salted Caramel Sauce is easy to make, quick, thick, smooth and sweet with a hint of salt. Spoon it over ice cream, cakes, pies or eat it by the spoonful like I do!!
Course Dessert, Sauces
Cuisine American
Keyword Salted Caramel Sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 1 (about 6 ounces)
Calories 1385kcal


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, warm
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


  • Combine the sugar and water in a small pot over medium-high heat.
  • Cook without stirring until the mixtures turns a deep amber color, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  • When the caramel is ready (deep amber) slowly whisk in the warm cream. Simmer for about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and whisk in the butter and salt until well combined. Let it cool for a few minutes before transferring to a bowl or jar. Serve warm.


Calories: 1385kcal | Carbohydrates: 203g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 66g | Saturated Fat: 41g | Cholesterol: 223mg | Sodium: 1413mg | Potassium: 89mg | Sugar: 199g | Vitamin A: 2450IU | Calcium: 77mg