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Apple Brandy-Caramel Sauce

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 25 mins
Yield

Makes about 2/3 cup

This delicious sauce is versatile: Use it to take pancakes, French toast, baked apples, pound cake, apple pie, or ice cream to another level.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Pinch of table salt
  • 1 tablespoon apple brandy
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Bring brown sugar, butter, cream, and salt to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat, and stir apple brandy. Whisk in powdered sugar; cool 15 minutes before serving.