Homemade Caramel Sauce

homemade caramel sauce

Sure, you can buy caramel sauce at any supermarket, but the flavor and consistency can’t compare to this homemade version. Recipe by Melynda Saldenais.

  • 2Servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


Combine sugar and 1/3 cup water in medium saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium heat. Do not stir. Cook 7 to 10 minutes, or until mixture turns rich amber color. Remove from heat; carefully stir in heavy cream. This mixture will harden with addition of cold cream. Place pan over low heat, and cook until smooth and creamy. Stir in vanilla and add pinch of salt, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 102
  • Carbohydrate Content: 13 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 21 mg
  • Fat Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 6 mg
  • Sugar Content: 13 g