Caramel Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt , I used sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Place a candy thermometer to a medium saucepan. Stir together sugars, butter and cream. Cook on medium heat until it comes to a boil. Let simmer for a few minutes. I let it reach 325 degrees then take off heat. Remove from heat and add vanilla and salt.
  2. Let cool and enjoy! Keep refrigerated..

Recipe Notes

It may take between 15-20 minutes to bring sauce to temperature, different stove tops vary.

Caramel sauce will thicken as it cools.