Caramel Sauce

Preparation info
  • Yield: About

    1⅓ cups

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Baker Bettie's Better Baking Book

By Kristin Hoffman

Published 2022

  • About

I think many people are surprised at how simple it is to make a homemade caramel sauce. Serve over ice cream, drizzled in between cake layers, over a slice of apple pie, or simply dip apple slices in it.


  • 200 grams (1 cup) granulated sugar
  • 120 grams (½


  1. In a saucepan at least 3 quarts in size, add the sugar and pour the water over the sugar, being careful not to splash sugar granules up the side of the pan.
  2. Turn the heat on to medium. The sugar will start to dissolve in the water and will come to a boil. As the mixture boils, the sugar will start caramelizing. Stay close by because the caramelization process m