Caramel Sauce Recipe

A 10 minute homemade caramel sauce no thermometer required, foolproof, only 3 ingredients, one pot and 10 minutes of stirring its all it takes.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Caramel Sauce Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 142 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature and cut up into pieces
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. In a medium sauce pan over medium heat melt sugar while stirring constantly until a brownish liquid forms.
  2. When sugar has completely melted, add the butter and stir until well combined.
  3. Carefully, while still stirring add the heavy cream, once all the cream has been added let the mixture boil without stirring for one minute.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in salt, transfer to a mason jar (or any other container) and let it cool.
Nutrition Facts
Caramel Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 297mg13%
Potassium 17mg0%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 235IU5%
Calcium 17mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.