Hot Caramel Sauce

Hot Caramel Sauce

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Total: 11 min
  • Serving: Makes about 1-1/2 cups

This sauce is so thick, sweet and gooey that you may prefer just eating it alone rather than topping it onto a dessert.


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Put the butter and the sugar into a heavy saucepot and place over medium heat.
  2. Cook the mixture, stirring frequently, for about 6 minutes. The mixture will initially thicken, but after a few minutes it will begin to thin out and start turning a caramel color.
  3. Immediately remove the mixture from the heat and to allow stand for 1 minute before carefully mixing in the cream. Serve hot.


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