Salted caramel sauce

Salted caramel sauce



1 cup white sugar

½ cup water

60 grams salted butter

½ cup cream

1 teaspoon of flakey salt or ½ teaspoon of pouring salt

In a medium to large saucepan, combine the sugar and water. Cook, while whisking over medium-low heat until the sugar is completely dissolved, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add the butter and let it melt.

Increase the mixture to a medium heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Stop whisking and don’t whisk at all during this part. (if you need to feel like your helping (like i do) swirl the pot occasionally  - but don't stir)

Allow to boil until the mixture turns a golden copper colour, normally this takes about 10-15 minutes, but ours took closer to 17.  

Take the pot off the heat, and while you are whisking, add the cream - careful it bubbles - and keep whisking until you have a nice sauce.

Add the salt and mix to combine

Allow to cool slightly and then pour into a sterilised jar until you need it.  It starts out quite thin, but will thicken as it cools.

Careful - its addictive!

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