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quick and easy caramel

Easy Caramel Sauce

Katelyn Theofanis
This Easy Caramel Sauce recipe has a rich, buttery caramel flavor. It cooks in a matter of minutes! This recipe yields 1 cup of caramel sauce, or 16 tablespoon servings.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings
Calories 129 kcal


  • 1 cup brown sugar packed, dark or light
  • 1 stick unsalted butter cut into cubes
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream


  • Place all of the ingredients into a saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for approximately one to two minutes, until the mixture is thickened.
  • Remove from the heat. Allow the sauce to cool slightly before using.
  • After the caramel has cooled completely, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.


Calories: 129kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 1gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 7mgPotassium: 26mgSugar: 13gVitamin A: 286IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg
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