4 Ingredient Homemade Sea Salt Caramel Sauce
Melinda | Missouri Girl
This super simple caramel sauce uses just 4 ingredients and a cool, no fail method to get that deep caramel color.
Add the sugar to a heavy sauce pan.
Turn the heat to medium.
When the sugar starts to melt (takes around 5-10 minutes), begin stirring constantly to prevent burning.
The sugar will clump but just keep stirring until all of the sugar and clumps have melted. If the color darkens too much or too quickly then turn down the heat.
Whisk in the room temperature butter, one tablespoon at a time until fully incorporated.
Add the room temperature heavy cream (be very careful as the caramel may bubble and splatter at this point).
Once the cream is fully incorporated, stir in the sea salt. Store in the refrigerator for up to one week.
If any sugar clumps refuse to melt on step 4 then just proceed to step 5 and strain the caramel through a fine mesh sieve after the caramel sauce is done to remove any remaining sugar clumps.
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