Easy Salted Caramel Sauce

  • Author: Our Best Bites
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10


Quick and easy recipe that yields buttery warm caramel with flaky sea salt in minutes!



  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) real butter
  • 3/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • flaky sea salt to taste


  1. Heat butter, brown sugar and cream in a pot on the stove top, stirring until melted and smoothed. Bring to a boil and then turn down to a simmer for 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat and add vanilla and salt to taste. Start with 1/4 teaspoon salt and add more if desired. Can be left at room temperature, or if storing overnight or longer, place in a covered container in the fridge. Reheat gently in the microwave.