5 from 1 vote

Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

This caramel sauce recipe will change your life! Learn how to make homemade caramel sauce with only four ingredients and in fifteen minutes! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 120 kcal
Author Shadi HasanzadeNemati


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


  1. Place sugar and water in a large sauce pan, don't stir the mixture. 

  2. Bring the sugar and water to boil and simmer until the mixture gets a light amber color. 

  3. Add in butter and stir to melt the butter. 

  4. turn the heat off and slowly add in heavy cream and stir well. 

  5. If you like the sauce to be thick, place the sauce pan back on the heat and cook it for a couple of minutes. 

  6. Let the caramel sauce cool a little bit and store it in a jar.