Salted Caramel Sauce

This homemade salted caramel sauce is so yummy.   Pour it on your favorite ice cream, or even mix right into the ice cream, for a wonderful taste explosion.   Perfect for dipping the Fall apples into.  The sweetness of the caramelized sugar mixed with a touch salt makes for the perfection combination of flavors.   Delish!

Caramel sauce

Salted Caramel Sauce

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Dessert
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Kris Longwell
This salted caramel sauce is wonderful on ice cream, or mixed into ice cream, as well as other desserts like pies and cakes. Yum!


  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 6 tablespoons of butter salted, cut into about 6 chunks
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon of Kosher salt


  1. Heat the sugar over medium heat in a medium-sized skillet, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
  2. Heat until the sugar melts and becomes amber in color (don't let it burn!)
  3. Carefully add in the butter.
  4. Stir the butter until fully melted and completely incorporated, about 3 minutes.
  5. Slowly, add in the cream.
  6. Stir for about a minute with.the wooden spoon
  7. Remove from the heat and stir in the salt.
  8. Transfer the caramel to a container and cover tightly.
  9. When ready to use, warm in a small pot.

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