5 Minute Microwave Caramel Sauce
Easy and quick homemade caramel sauce made in the microwave! A perfect topping for all of your favorite desserts.
- 1/2 C granulated sugar
- 2 Tb light corn syrup
- 2 Tb water
- 1/4 C heavy cream
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 Tb unsalted butter
In a large glass measuring cup, microwave sugar, corn syrup and water for 4-5 minutes or until the mixture begins to boil and turns a light amber.
Remove from microwave, carefully add heavy cream, vanilla and butter. Mixture will rapidly bubble up. Stir to combine well. Optionally add a pinch of sea salt if desired.
Use immediately or store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Reheat, microwaving in 30 second intervals and stirring well until desired temperature and consistency is reached.
Can be stored for several weeks or longer.