Grandma's Old-Fashioned Butter Pecan Sundae

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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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Super quick to make and we have to say this is one of the best butter pecan caramels we've ever had. One bite and you'll skip picking up toppings from the store. The recipe made about 2 cups and the extra stores well in the fridge. It thickens up a bit in the fridge but is still spoonable. Use it slightly warmed or cold. Either way, it is a complete success! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 5 votes

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Serves:
makes approximately 2 1/2 cups
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

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

How to Make Grandma's Old-Fashioned Butter Pecan Sundae

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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