Easy Caramel Sauce

Easy Caramel Sauce

Do you ever get a craving for something sweet and just want an easy recipe to satisfy that craving? Do you ever think “boy this ice cream would taste better with a drizzle of caramel sauce?” Or even, “Wow, I’d love to dip my apples into a nice candy coating?” Well this recipe is for you then. It takes five minutes on your stove, and it makes a perfect and versatile easy caramel sauce! In coffee, over ice cream, as a layer in your cake or just eaten with a spoon, it is decadent and delicious.

Here’s what you’ll need.

1 C light brown sugar
1/4 C evaporated milk
1 stick of butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 pinch of salt

Easy Caramel Sauce

All you need to do is throw all the ingredients into a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir it and let it melt and combine and boil for about five minutes or until it’s nicely thick and pourable. Remove to a glass jar or bowl and let it set for 15 minutes and then place in the fridge until completely cooled.

Easy Caramel Sauce

This is such a great recipe because it is super quick. Make sure you keep the kids away – molten sugar is VERY hot and will burn. But one it’s done, the kids can just dig right in to the sauce! It’s a great way to get them to eat some fruit. Mine love to dip their pears in it.

Here’s a quick video of the process so you can see just how easy it really is!

Are you going to try this? Let me know how it turns out!


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Katie Reed

Katie Reed

Katie Reed is a 38 year old mom blogger from Salt Lake City, UT. She is married to the man of her dreams and together they have four beautiful boys. Dexter is 9, Daniel is 7, Chester is 5 and Wilder is 2. She writes about living with mental health issues while navigating motherhood. Her blog focuses on tips and tricks for moms, information and parenting news, kid-friendly recipes and crafts. She loves to reflect on the humorous side of parenthood and shares the reality of her life, with a "warts and all" attitude.

4 Responses

  1. I am a huge lover of caramel sauce as well as my children. I did not realize just how simple it was to make. Thank you. The next time we have a sundae party I’m going to use your recipe instead of buying it!

  2. My kids love to dip apples in caramel. I think your homemade caramel dip recipe is easier than going to the store to buy it premade, LOL! I actually have all the stuff to make it right in my pantry. #HomeMattersParty

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