Published: 2012-07-12

Caramel Sauce

Recipe adapted from here.

Cook time

About 10 minutes.


  • 1.0 cups sugar
  • 6.0 Tbsp. butter
  • 0.5 cups heavy whipping cream


  1. Heat sugar on medium-high heat in a large, thick-bottomed saucepan.
  2. Stir sugar vigorously as it begins to melt.
  3. Stop stirring once sugar comes to a boil. Swirl pan occasionally to mix.
  4. Once sugar is melted and has turned a dark amber color add the butter.
  5. Once butter has melted, remove from heat, wait 3 seconds then slowly add cream.
  6. Stir mixture until smooth.
  7. Allow to cool for several minutes, then pour into a glass container.


Makes about 1 cup of caramel sauce.