Watch the sugar carefully: The darker it gets, the more flavor it develops, but it will burn quickly.

Recipe by Oxmoor House May 2013


Credit: Oxmoor House

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Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup milk shake and 1 teaspoon caramel sauce)


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  • Place sugar in a 2-quart heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until a deep amber color. Remove pan from heat; add milk, butter, and salt (mixture will bubble vigorously). Return pan to heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until blended and smooth. Remove from heat; cool 3 minutes (do not allow caramel to harden). Reserve 2 tablespoons caramel sauce.

  • Place ice cream in a blender. Remove center piece of blender lid; secure blender lid on blender. With blender on, slowly pour caramel sauce into ice cream; process until smooth.

  • Pour ice cream mixture into 6 tall glasses. Drizzle reserved caramel sauce over milk shakes.


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Nutrition Facts

231 calories; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 40g; cholesterol 28mg; sodium 473mg; calcium 136mg.