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Caramel Sauce

Photo: Daniel Agee, Food Stylist: Rishon Hanners, Prop Stylist: Audrey Davis

Hands On time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins

Makes 2 1/4 cups

For a decadent sauce that boasts the perfect caramel flavor, look no further than this homemade caramel sauce that can be used to drizzle over all of your favorite dishes. This sauce can be used in many versatile ways such as to top cakes, pies, or even in a cocktail just like this. Use your creativity to put this great sauce to use and let it sweeten up your favorite dishes to their utmost potential. 


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 cup heavy cream

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar, water, and corn syrup in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high. (Do not stir.) Boil until deep amber in color (but not burned), 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and, using a long-handled whisk, carefully whisk in cream. (Mixture will bubble and steam vigorously.) Cool to room temperature, about 40 minutes. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container up to 3 weeks.