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[How to make] Salted Caramel Sauce

  • Author: Lisa N - at The Savourista
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: 350ml 1x
  • Category: Dessert


Simple and sweet, this salted caramel sauce can transform any dessert or hot chocolate into a Michelin Star course.  Versatile yet requires little time and effort to make. This sauce only requires five ingredients and takes less than five minutes to make. A memorable one for the palate, with hints of toffee and butterscotch.


  • 175g – Soft Dark Brown Sugar
  • 300ml – Double Cream
  • 50g – Butter
  • 3 teaspoons – Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon – Sea Salt (flaked)



  1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan set over a low heat,

  2. and stir until the sugar has dissolved. 

  3. Turn the heat up and bubble the sauce for 2-3 mins until golden and syrupy. 

  4. Leave to cool for 10 mins before serving. Can be made up to 3 days in advance and chilled – gently reheat to serve.


  • Use room temperature double cream 

Keywords: Salted Caramel Sauce, Toffee Sauce,