Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

Homemade Salted Caramel sauce is one of the most delicious thing one could make at home… it’s also the easiest and the most difficult one.. Sometimes it just takes you few minutes and sometime even if you try 3 times it doesnt work out! In india also you dont get heavy/ double cream everywhere but where we stay they use buffalo milk which is super creamy and rich. I bought a few litres of milk, chilled it overnight in the fridge and scooped out the heavy cream that’s on the top layer. It’s absolutely delicious too!!! ๐Ÿ˜€  the recipe for this homemade salted caramel sauce is as follows.
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Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

Course Dessert
Keyword salted caramel sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes



  • 100 gm Butter (cold and cubed)
  • 200 gm Caster sugar
  • 125 ml Heavy cream/ double cream (or) even the thick part of amul cream
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, heat up the sugar on a low and steady heat. After a couple of minutes, you will notice that the sugar gets lumpy. (Step 1 and 2)

  2. Keep stirring the sugar until it melts completely and wait for it to turn amber or slightly dark brown (dont let it turn too dark, the sugar will be burnt and bitter). This is one of the crucial steps as this gives the colour of the caramel (Step 3). 

  3. Add the butter cubes into the melted sugar syrup and give it a good swirl. (Be careful with this step and the next, as sugar might splutter and its HOT!!!) its not fun trust me... (Step 4)

  4. Turn off the heat and add the cold heavy cream, this boils and splutters even more as the heavy cream is very cold. 

  5. Give a nice swirl until its all mixed and add the sea salt and give it a good mix. 

    Voila your salted caramel is done.

Recipe Notes

  • Pour it on ice-creams, brownies, cakes, cupcakes or use it in baking! 
  • You can keep in the fridge for a couple of weeks in an airtight bottle. 










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