10/07/2014

Caramel Sauce

Friends, if you all are like me and are always in need of a little something to help you out in a pinch, this Caramel Sauce might just be the answer.

It’s easy to make and I am sure you have everything in your pantry & fridge for this recipe.

A Southern Soul | Caramel Sauce

I always need something for my guy as an after school snack and since it’s apple season, this is going to be a special treat for him.

Caramel Sauce
This recipe makes enough that I’ll have some left over to serve as a little snack before dinner so that Mr. A Southern Soul can have a little something to much on with his pretzels.
A Southern Soul | Caramel Dip
Hold on though…this sauce is wonderful served over ice cream, apple pie, a brownie or popcorn.  Really, who am I kidding, caramel sauce is good on just about anything!

Caramel Sauce

1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup water
3/4 cup half and half
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

  • Combine sugar and water in a medium size sauce pan on medium heat, until sugar has dissolved.
  • Increase heat to medium low and cook mixture until it turns a light amber color.
  • Take off of heat and slowly whisk in half and half.  NOTE:  use a long handled whisk or spoon since the syrup is very hot and will bubble up.
  • Add butter, salt and cinnamon, stirring until all mixed.
  • Let cool to serve as a dip.  Can be kept in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
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Comments

  1. Oh yum! I am pinning this for later. We have a ton of apples right now. I can think of no better way to eat them up than with some of this delicious caramel sauce! I hope you'll share this at my Creative Ways Link Party that goes live on Wednesday at 8pm central. Hope to see you there!
    Blessings,
    Nici

  2. I love making caramel sauce. So easy in a pinch when there's no proper dessert bakes on hand.

    Yum!

    • You are so right Spooky. So easy but it makes us look like a rock star!!
      xo,
      ~Donya

    • lololol, your comment gave me a good laugh in a fun way. It's true, people are like, caramel? But how?

      When we know, it's so easy. And yum.

      Great work on your photos, very nice. Though I would love to see your Southern Soul brand a little better. Though I know from doing the same kinds of pictures that it's not always easy to fit our names.

      Anyway, Happy Autumn!

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