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Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

Course Topping
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 3 Cups White Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream room temp
  • 2/3 Cup Unsalted Butter room temp
  • 1 Tsp Salt


  • In a large, heavy-bottom pot, combine sugar and water.
  • Heat sugar mixture over medium-high heat, DO NOT STIR!
  • Once the mix starts to boil, reduce heat to medium and allow to boil until sugar becomes a nice amber color.
  • Once the desired color is achieved, turn off the heat and carefully stir in heavy cream, whisking well.
  • Once cream is incorporated, add in butter and turn the heat back to low.
  • Whisk for 2-3 minutes until butter is melted and well incorporated.
  • Add in salt and remove from heat.
  • Allow to sit for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a heat resistant container.


Recipe makes 4 1/2 pint containers. Store in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.