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Caramel sauce spoon

Caramel Sauce

Delicious caramel sauce – Quick and easy to make with just three ingredients. Drizzle it on pretty much anything to add some lovely caramel sweetness. Recipe VIDEO below.
4.78 from 9 votes
Active Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 7 tbsp


  • 100 g granulated sugar
  • 30 g butter
  • 60 ml single cream - or 30ml double cream and 30ml full fat milk



  • Measure out all of your ingredients into separate bowls (100g granulated sugar, 30g butter, 60ml single cream). Cut the butter into small cubes (this’ll help you to incorporate it into the sauce quickly).
  • Put the sugar into a large saucepan spread even across the bottom and place onto a medium heat.
  • Once the sugar has clearly started to melt, gently move the sugar about the pan with the spatula until it has all melted.
  • Once the sugar has melted continue to stir gently with the spatula until it has turned a light brown colour.
  • As soon as the caramel is light brown, carefully add the butter and whisk rapid until the butter has melted and is combined.
  • Turn off the heat and add the cream, again whisking rapidly until combined.
  • If there are any small sugar crystals, pass the sauce through a metal sieve to remove them.
  • Put into a bowl or jug and refrigerate to cool.


This recipe makes approximately 100ml/150g of caramel sauce.


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 8mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Calcium: 6mg

Any nutritional information provided is the estimated nutritional information per serving. Please refer to my guide to Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen nutritional information if you would like to learn more about how this is calculated.