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Caramel Sauce

10 mins
15 mins
0 min
3 cups
Caramel Sauce
Cooking sugar is an art, but an art worth developing when the result is as good as this Caramel Sauce. Drizzle this luscious concoction over baked apples, waffles or vanilla ice cream.



COMBINE sugar and water in medium, heavy-duty saucepan; cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Continue to boil, without stirring, for 10 to 14 minutes, tilting pan occasionally to keep color even until mixture turns a deep caramel color. Remove from heat.

STIR in sweetened condensed milk (mixture will foam up); do not scrape sides of pan. Add 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, one tablespoon at a time, stirring well after each addition. Stir in remaining butter and vanilla extract until smooth. Serve over ice cream or cake, if desired.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/3 cups of recipe
  • Calories 155
  • Calories from Fat 46

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 5.1g 8%
  • Saturated Fat 3.2g 16%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 5%
  • Sodium 59mg 2%
  • Carbohydrates 26.2g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 26.1g
  • Protein 1.3g
  • Vitamin A 3%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 0%