Caramel Sauce

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This sauce makes a wonderful dessert topping and only takes 15 minutes to make.

YIELD

8

TOTAL TIME

15 minutes

DIFFICULTY

Easy

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Time 15 mins
Servings 8

UNITS

SCALE

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Sugar , white
  • cup Water
  • ¾ cup Heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp Butter, salted
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

METHOD

  • In a medium saucepan, add sugar and shake it so it lies in an even, flat layer.
  • Add water. Place pot over medium heat and cook until sugar dissolves and turns clear, about 3 minutes.
  • Increase heat to medium-high. Continue to cook the caramel until it turns amber colored, about 10 minutes.
  • Turn heat off. Add heavy cream and butter. Stir until caramel smooths out.
  • Add vanilla extract. Let sauce cool to room temperature. Transfer to a jar and refrigerate.