Caramel Sauce

Sunset

Notes: This sauce is excellent over ice cream. You can make it up to 3 weeks ahead; chill airtight. To heat, cook, uncovered, in a microwave-safe bowl in a microwave oven at 30% power until warm and fluid, about 2 minutes.

Makes about 1 cup

Ingredients

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2/3 cup sugar
1 cup whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons rum

Preparation

1. In a 2- to 3-quart pan over medium heat, tilt and swirl sugar often until melted and amber-colored, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in cream; mixture will bubble and sugar will harden. Stir until sugar melts again and sauce boils, 6 to 8 minutes.

2. At once, pour sauce into a bowl. Stir in vanilla.

3. Let sauce cool for 10 minutes, then, if desired, stir in rum. Serve warm or cool.

Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Created date

August 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 77
Caloriesfromfat 53 %
Protein 0.3 g
Fat 4.6 g
Satfat 2.9 g
Carbohydrate 8.8 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 5.2 mg
Cholesterol 17 mg