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Lets be real honest…is there anything much better than a rich and creamy Salted Caramel Sauce?  Not in my world!!  Even better lets pair it with BROWNIES!!

All for my Mary, Mary…

My sweet sis-in-love’s birthday was last week and all she asked for was Salted Caramel Brownies and her favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies (recipe coming soon).    Literally that is all she wanted, it was not all she got but that is all she asked for…I just love that girl.

You can do this….

In order to make her brownies extra, extra special I decided to make my favorite Salted Caramel Sauce.  This may sound a little crazy but I thought I had posted this recipe at least once (if not several times) before, but to my surprise I had not, so today is the day. 

Now I know the idea of making caramel sauce from scratch can seem a little intimidating, but it isn’t …. I promise.   It really is all about technique and trusting your gut.  Once you make it a couple of times you will become a master of the salted caramel sauce and you will never buy another jar again.

Go for it…

Salted Caramel Sauce

A rich, creamy, buttery Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce that is perfect on anything and everything

5 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1-2 teaspoons sea salt


  • In a heavy bottom pan heat sugar over medium heat, stirring constantly
  • Heat, stirring constantly, until sugar melts and becomes a deep amber color liquid
  • Add in butter and stir until it is completely melted, be careful as mixture can bubble up
  • Once butter is incorporated slowly stir in the heavy cream, being extra careful as it will bubble up again
  • Bring mixture to a boil for one minute
  • After a minute remove pan from heat and add in sea salt
  • Let caramel cool to room temperature before using
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator once cooled
  • ENJOY on anything and everything


Be sure to stir constantly so caramel does not burn

Being a little salty (sometimes) is all good…

Well even though my sweet sis only asked for brownies and cookies I decided to make it a little extra special and decided to make Salted Caramel Brownie Sundae’s.  Yes….it was as good as it looks.

It all starts with a nice big square of brownie.  Then it is topped with vanilla (or your favorite flavor) ice cream, some extra salted caramel sauce and some super fun sprinkles.  I am all about fun sprinkles on a sundae.  Then after a quick happy birthday it is time to dig in.  Trust me there were some seconds had.

To make it extra special I topped it all with a little extra sea salt making this sundae a little salty and honestly one of the best sundae’s EVER!

Happy Birthday once again My Mary, Mary!  I love you!!


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