Salted Caramel Sauce

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recipe by Jessica Entzel

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    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
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based on 1 ratings

I love keeping a jar of salted caramel sauce in my fridge for anything from apple pie to ice cream, to drizzling over brownies. This sauce is easy to make and transforms basic desserts into flavor bombs!

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    370g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    1⅛ tsp
  • Water icon
    110ml (½ cup)
  • Butter icon
    15g (about 1 tbsp)
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    125ml (½ cup)
  • Salt icon
    1⅛ tsp


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Step preview

  1. Add caster sugar, lemon juice and water to a clean saucepan
  2. Heat until light golden and turn off heat - approx 5 min, medium heat
  3. Add butter to the sauce
  4. Add heavy cream to the sauce slowly
  5. Add salt to the sauce
  6. Mix well and let cool
  7. Transfer sauce to jar
  8. Store in fridge
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