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Easy Salted Caramel sauce

easy salted caramel is rich, decadent so quick to put together and so smooth awesome for toppings on desserts
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramel toppings, salted caramel toppings, easy salted caramel sauce, easy and quick caramel
Servings: 10
Calories: 167kcal


  • 4 tbs salted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp fleur de sel salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • In a medium saucepan heat butter and sugar together until melted
  • bring to a gentle boil whisking continuously
  • Allow caramel to gently boil for about 5 minutes. Do not stop whisking, you do not want it to burn
  • add cream and watch because it will bubble up and you do not want it to overflow.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla and stir together.
  • Allow caramel to cool slightly before using.
  • Place in heat proof jars such as Mason jars or jelly jars.
  • You can store this in the fridge for a few days if it lasts that long.


Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 317IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg