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Sea Salt Caramel Sauce

Luscious sauce is pourable - hot or cold.  Get creative with some of the delicious variations!

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 1-1/2 cups


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Karo® Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter OR margarine
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream OR canned coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt fine grind
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Combine brown sugar, corn syrup and butter in a 1-quart saucepan.  Stirring frequently, bring to a full boil over medium heat and boil 1 minute.
  2. Remove from heat; immediately stir in cream, sea salt and vanilla.  Serve warm over ice cream, fruit pies or cakes.  Or use as a drizzle on brownies, cookies or other desserts.  Refrigerate to store.  Microwave 30 seconds and stir before serving.
  3. Variations:
  4. Bourbon:  Add 1 tablespoon bourbon to brown sugar, corn syrup and butter mixture and follow recipe.
  5. Cinnamon:  Add 1/2 teaspoon ground Cinnamon with cream, sea salt and vanilla.  Mix well.
  6. Praline:  Add 1/2 cup chopped, toasted pecans with cream, sea salt and vanilla.