Grandma's Old Fashioned Butter Pecan Sundae

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By
@Quinnn

This has been our family's favorite ice cream topping for three generations. Rich, creamy, buttery and nutty... What's not to love? =)

Also wonderful served warm over angel food cake, spice cake, apple cake or apple pie- almost anything! Sometimes I'll omit the pecans and add 1/2 tsp. of rum extract and sliced bananas into the pot at the end. So easy with pantry staples, you'll never buy the stuff in a jar again once you try your own homemade.


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Serves:

makes approximately 2 1/2 cups

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Super quick to make and I have to say this is THE best Butter Pecan Caramel I've ever had .. I am done with that stuff from the stores! The recipe made about 2 cups and I stored the extra in the fridge. It thickens up a bit in the fridge but is still spoonable. Use it slightly warmed or cold ... either way is a complete success!

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
3/4
cup brown sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/3
cup butter (don't substitute)
2/3
cup heavy whipping cream
1/2-3/4
cup chopped pecans, toasted
your favorite ice cream, store bought or homemade

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine all ingredients except whipping cream and pecans in saucepan. Cook over low-medium heat stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until mixture just comes to a low boil.
2
Cool 5 minutes. Stir in whipping cream and pecans. Cool slightly before using. Serve over butter pecan, vanilla bean, chocolate ice cream or your favorite variety. Store unused butter pecan sauce in refrigerator.

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