Easy Salted Caramel Sauce


three apple tarts on a green plate with a jug of easy salted caramel sauce and a salt container

Delicious, quick and easy

Easy salted caramel sauce takes 5 minutes to make and keeps for several weeks in the fridge. Rich, sweet and decadent, it needs only four ingredients to make this super quick and easy sauce at home, and no thermometer needed! Throw all the ingredients in a saucepan heat and serve. Too easy!

easy salted caramel sauce in a white pouring jug
beautiful pouring consistency

Easy salted caramel sauce is perfect for

  • pouring over vanilla ice cream
  • pancakes
  • sticky date pudding
  • waffles
  • bananas
  • apple tarts
  • anyway you want
Three apple tarts on a green plate with easy salted caramel sauce in a white jug
ready to serve

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Easy Salted Caramel Sauce

  • Author: Recipe Winners
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup


Rich, decadent and super easy to make.


  • 1/2 cup firmly packed soft brown sugar
  • 60 g (2 ounces) unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup pouring cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt flakes


  • combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over low-medium heat
  • stirring until sugar dissolves
  • simmer for a few minutes
  • cool 
  • serve and enjoy!


  • sauce will appear to be very thin, but will thicken as it cools
  • Category: baking
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: Australian

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