Caramel Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1¾ cups

    • Difficulty


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By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2011

  • About

Made with just sugar and cream, caramel sauce is one of the great renditions of sugar. I grew up with a jar of store-bought caramel sauce in the door of the refrigerator, never realizing that my own, more delicious and more-fun-to-make caramel sauce could be finished in the time it took me to find the opener to get the stuck lid off the jar. It is as easy as melting a little sugar until it’s amber, then adding the same amount of cream. Cool the sauce a little by setting the pan in water for