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Salted Caramel Sauce

Deliciously sweet homemade caramel sauce with just the right amount of saltiness.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 32
Calories 112kcal


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 12 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon super fine salt see notes


  • Place sugar in a medium sauce pan on medium-high heat
  • whisk constantly while sugar melts.
  • Continue to whisk until all the sugar is melted and it is a deep amber color (watch carefully!)
  • Carefully add butter, whisk to combine.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in cream.
  • Add salt and stir.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container for 1 month in the refrigerator.


You can purchase an Fleur de Sel to use for the fine salt. Or just ground regular sea salt with a coffee or spice grinder


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 7mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 241IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg