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Oh-So-Easy Caramel Sauce

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a rich, sweet caramel sauce that can be made at the last minute that is great on bread pudding, gingerbread, apple pie, chopped apples, ice cream, and anything else you want to put it on."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 212
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)

Directions

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  1. Bring brown sugar, butter, and milk to a gentle boil and cook until thickened, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; add vanilla extract.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 212 calories; 11.7 27.4 0.4 31 93 Full nutrition

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I AM POSTING BECAUSE THE MOST HELPFUL CRITICAL REVIEW IS INCORRECT! TRY THIS! (in my eyes; none of that happened when I followed the recipe exactly) I have made it twice now and would definit...

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I made it just as specified in the recipe and found it was a bit thin, even after it had cooled. I reheated and boiled it another 3 minutes and that helped. It is good tasting, but next time I w...

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I AM POSTING BECAUSE THE MOST HELPFUL CRITICAL REVIEW IS INCORRECT! TRY THIS! (in my eyes; none of that happened when I followed the recipe exactly) I have made it twice now and would definit...

We used Evaporated milk… Doubled the recipe and It came out amazing. Everyone loves it! Only thing is, I believe this is actually butterscotch sauce. What I have read is that caramel sauce is ma...

I made this to go with bread pudding as a Christmas dinner dessert. Sauce was easy to make. I made it ahead of time then just heated it up. The combo was a hit with everyone - even our 'non...

I made it just as specified in the recipe and found it was a bit thin, even after it had cooled. I reheated and boiled it another 3 minutes and that helped. It is good tasting, but next time I w...

a snap to prepare, rich and good. the only thing I did differently was to brown the butter slightly for a deeper caramel flavor, before adding the other ingredients. I didn't have milk so used...

Omg it turned out so perfect. And soooo simple! I literally just combined all the ingredients and left it alone until is boiled for a few then took it off the heat. 5 minute recipe totally perfe...

Wonderfully easy! Using evaporated milk makes it even richer.

This sauce is incredible! Very easy to make, took me maybe 5 minutes. It tastes amazing as well! The recipe called for 1/4 cup of milk, but I substituted about of a quarter of that with heavy wh...

I love caramel! I made this recipe as stated. The end product tasted wonderful! But it had a grainy texture when it wasn't hot. I looked that up, and it may have been caused by stirring it. ...