Salted Caramel Sauce
Easy homemade salted caramel in minutes! A perfect topping for a wide variety of desserts.
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
- 1 C granulated sugar
- 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
- 3 Tbsp water
- 1/4 C unsalted butter cut into chunks
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 C heavy cream
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
Add sugar, cream of tartar and water to a medium saucepan, bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook without stirring until mixture begins to caramelize. Use a rubber spatula to gentle stir occasionally until mixture reaches a honey color.
Reduce heat to medium-low, continue to cook until mixture turns a deep amber, roughly 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat, immediately whisk in vanilla and butter. Whisk in cream and sea salt. Cool slightly in pan before pouring into glass storage or a bowl for immediate use.
Cool completely before covering and chilling. Warm before using.
Store chilled for up to 2 weeks.