Easy Homemade Caramel Sauce

Easy Homemade Caramel Sauce takes minutes to make and it’s only 3 ingredients. It’s the simplest dessert that you can whip up to impress your guests in 15 minutes flat. 

I absolutely love caramel. I don’t think there’s a more versatile dessert item out there. You can do so much with homemade caramel. Dress up ice cream, cheesecake, brownies, cookies and even breakfast waffles. You’ll be drizzling this caramel sauce with reckless abandon. 

 Tip: Top your caramel with a dash of sea salt for a delicious twist to regular caramel.

Easy Homemade Caramel Sauce

3 January, 2020
: Makes 1 1/2 cups
: 15 min
: 15 min
: Easy

Store in an airtight container like a mason jar for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. To reheat and serve, warm for 30 seconds in the microwave or on the stove in a pot of warm water.


  • 1 1/2 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup {1 stick} Unsalted Butter, cubed {room temperature}
  • 3/4 cup Heavy Cream {room temperature}
  • Step 1 In a medium size saucepan, heat sugar over medium heat. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to stir the sugar every minute as it melts and begins to turn golden, about 5 minutes. When the sugar has melted reduce the heat to medium low. Stir in the cubed butter and keep stirring until butter is completely melted and bubbly, about 1 minute.
  • Step 2 Slowly pour in heavy cream, the mixture will rise and bubble up. Remove the pot from the heat and stir until caramel is combined and smooth.
  • Step 3 Allow caramel to cool for 5 minutes before serving or transfer to a mason jar to store in the refrigerator. Enjoy!

Savor and Enjoy!

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