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Caramel Sauce Recipe

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 142kcal
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


  • In a medium sauce pan over medium heat melt sugar while stirring constantly until a brownish liquid forms.
  • When sugar has completely melted, add the butter and stir until well combined.
  • Carefully, while still stirring add the heavy cream, once all the cream has been added let the mixture boil without stirring for one minute.
  • Remove from heat, stir in salt, transfer to a mason jar (or any other container) and let it cool.


Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 17mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Calcium: 17mg