Salted Caramel Sauce

How To Make Salted Caramel Sauce

Learn how to make the perfect salted caramel sauce without the need for a sugar thermometer! Only 4 ingredients and it takes less that 15 minutes!
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Course: basics, Dessert
Cuisine: dessert
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 1
Author: Bake Play Smile


  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • 250 g packed brown sugar dark or normal is fine
  • 125 g thickened cream not light cream
  • ΒΌ-1/2 tsp salt (depending on how salty you like your sauce


  • Pop your butter into a saucepan over a low heat.
  • Allow it to slowly melt, while stirring occasionally.
  • When the butter has completely melted, add the brown sugar and the cream.
  • Increase the temperature to medium.
  • Stir occasionally until the sugar has all dissolved.
  • Add the salt and give it a quick taste - add extra salt if required (be careful because it will be hot!).
  • Stir occasionally until the sauce begins to gently simmer and then allow to simmer for 2 minutes (still giving it the occasional stir).
  • Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • Store in a sterilised jar for up to 2 weeks.