Homemade Caramel Sauce

Easy to make and eat! Add this scrumptious sauce to cake, ice cream or fresh fruit.


  • ½ cup (125 mL) heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) water
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  •  Pinch of salt


  1. Microwave cream in Easy Read Measuring Cup on HIGH 30-40 seconds or until hot; set aside. Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in 2-qt. (1.9-L) Brilliance Nonstick Sauce Pan. Cook over medium-high heat 4-5 minutes or until sugar is melted, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Stir syrup until honey colored (see Cook's Tip); remove pan from heat. Slowly add cream (mixture will bubble dramatically), stirring constantly until smooth. Add vanilla and salt. Cool 5-10 minutes before serving.


  • 12  servings of 1 tablespoon

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 70, Total Fat 3.5 g, Saturated Fat 2.5 g, Cholesterol 15 mg, Carbohydrate 10 g, Protein 0 g, Sodium 30 mg, Fiber 0 g

Cook's Tips:

To check color of sugar syrup, place a small drop of syrup onto a white paper plate. Repeat until honey color is achieved.

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