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Caramel Filling

Yield Makes about 3 cups
Four simple ingredients make up one luscious caramel filling. Be sure to let the filling chill before using.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 cup whipping cream

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a heavy 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar and corn syrup, and cook, stirring constantly, 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture turns a deep caramel color. Gradually add cream, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat, and let cool. Chill 2 hours or until thickened and spreading consistency.

  2. Note: Caramel Filling may be made up to 3 days ahead and refrigerated. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour or until spreading consistency.