Homemade Caramel Sauce
We'll show you how to make caramel sauce with only 3 ingredients! This homemade caramel sauce is easy to make and is ready in under 20 minutes. Perfect to add to brownies, cookies, ice cream and more.
Servings: 8 Servings
- 1 cup Granulated Sugar
- 6 tbsp Butter (Cut into 6-8 pieces)
- 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
- 1/2 tsp Optional: Vanilla Extract
Place a non-stick saucepan over medium heat and add the sugar. Stir consistently until chunks of sugar start to form. Keep stirring until a thick brown liquid is formed (all the sugar is melted).
Add the butter and stir for 2-3 minutes until the butter is fully melted into the sugar mixture. The mixture will bubble like crazy so be careful!
Slowly drizzle in the heavy cream and let boil for 1 minute, while continuing to stir.
Remove the pan from the heat.
OPTIONAL - add the vanilla at this point and stir until fully combined.
and let cool and thicken (approx. 30 minutes).
Enjoy or store in an air tight container.