5 from 1 vote
Salted Caramel Sauce
Work Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
This perfect, sugary sauce is in it for the long haul. If any is leftover it can be kept refrigerated for up to a month. That means the good keeps on giving!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salted caramel sauce
Calories: 1676 kcal
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  1. Combine ½ cup water, sugar and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved, then remove spoon.
  2. Brush inside edges of pan with water to dissolve any sugar crystals. Reduce heat to medium, then allow mixture to boil, gently swirling pan occasionally. Cook to a light amber color, 20 to 25 min, remove from heat and stir in cream and butter with a clean spoon (mixture will bubble, then settle). Stir in vanilla and set aside to cool. Sauce can be refrigerated for up to a month.
Recipe Notes

Sauce can be refrigerated for up to a month.

Nutrition Facts
Salted Caramel Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1676 Calories from Fat 495
% Daily Value*
Fat 55g85%
Saturated Fat 34g213%
Cholesterol 193mg64%
Sodium 4800mg209%
Potassium 89mg3%
Carbohydrates 303g101%
Sugar 299g332%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 2105IU42%
Calcium 77mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.