The combination of salty and sweet has always been a pleasing partnership, so it’s no surprise that the salted caramel flavor is a hot trend and a great way to add interesting flavor to snacks and desserts.
Salted Caramel Ice CreamIt is hard to beat the sweet and salty flavor of this indulgent yet lightened ice cream.
Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel SauceThe layer of sauce in the middle of the pudding is the secret to this velvety-rich interior.
Coffee Sundaes with Salted Peanut Butter CaramelThe sweet and salty combo in this sundae is truly amazing. Serve it to special guests, or treat the family to a weeknight splurge.
Smoked Sea Salt Chocolate-Covered TurtlesUsing smoked sea salt adds another depth of flavor to these caramel-and-chocolate covered pecans.
Pumpkin-Orange Cheesecake with Chocolate Crust and Salted CaramelPumpkin and chocolate together are surprisingly delicious, but it's the addition of salted caramel that takes this showstopping dessert over the top.
Caramel-Mocha-Sea Salt CupcakesThis cupcake is a combination of salty and sweet blended with mocha and is one of the most requested flavors at Dreamcakes Bakery in Birmingham, Alabama.
Caramel PopcornButtered popcorn becomes even better when you add caramel flavor with brown sugar, corn syrup and light molasses. You’d better make several batches, because this treat won’t last long.
Chocolate-Salted Caramel TartThis decadent tart with a phyllo crust, creamy dark chocolate filling and topping of sea salt flakes is a pleasure trip for all of your senses but has only 126 calories per serving.
Caramel-Fleur de Sel Ice CreamHomemade caramel ice cream develops an even richer flavor when you stir in vanilla and fleur de sel (hand-harvested sea salt).
Salted Caramel-Chocolate CupcakesThese cupcakes may well be the ultimate in cupcake decadence with cream cheese and butter in the cake batter, a chocolate topping, and then a caramel-cream cheese frosting with flaked salt. You’ll see that salt really does bring out the flavor of the sweet.
Chocolate-Caramel-Pecan ChipsWhen you can’t decide whether you want salty or sweet for a snack, pick both. Start with a bag of ruffled potato chips, drizzle with melted caramels, and top with chocolate and pecans. We find these chips impossible to resist.
Salted Caramel-Chocolate Pecan PieA cross between a fudge pie and pecan pie, this is all the more stunning if you arrange the pecans from the center in a spiral pattern.
Salted Caramel CheesecakesThere's something so special about your own individual dessert. For the biggest impact, sprinkle on a beautiful flake salt at the end; if you don't have that, sea salt will work, too.
Salted Caramel BrowniesWith their rich, indulgent flavors, these layered caramel brownies dusted in sea salt are a definite crowd-pleaser.
Salted Caramel-Pecan BarsThis is a classic recipe updated with a sprinkle of kosher salt. Perfect for a host gift or holiday dessert tray, the salty-sweet flavor will keep people coming back for more.
Peanut-Butter Chocolate Ice Cream SandwichesThese soft, yielding cookies have a double dose of chocolate. They're the perfect foil for rich, gooey Salted Caramel Peanut-Butter Ice Cream ice cream.
Cracker Jack Caramel SundaesNo ball game would be complete without the traditional peanuts and Cracker Jack. These sundaes give you both. You can use store-bought Cracker Jack (the cook gets to keep the prize) or make your own with gourmet caramel corn and salty Spanish peanuts.
Salted-Butter CaramelsMake your own salted caramels with just five ingredients. Flaked sea salt creates a gorgeous contrast against the golden-brown caramels.
Open-Face Apple Pie with Salted Pecan CrumbleReminiscent of caramel apples, this open-face pie is topped with salted nuts and luscious caramel sauce.
Salted Caramel StrawberriesIf you love chocolate-covered strawberries, then chances are you'll love this twist! Big, juicy strawberries taste fabulous when dipped in gooey, salty caramel and nuts.