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~ ooey gooey caramel topping ~

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

I make this delicious caramel all the time for hubby. He's gotta have it on his ice cream. Easy, just make sure you don't burn the sugar on the first step! Recipe can easily be doubled. Enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 1 cup
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ~ ooey gooey caramel topping ~

  • 1 c
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • Pinch
    sea salt

How To Make ~ ooey gooey caramel topping ~

  • 1
    In a heavy bottom 2 quart sauce pan, add sugar. Cook over medium high heat and when sugar starts melting, start whisking sugar. You will notice some lumping up of sugar, just keep whisking until sugar becomes an amber color. Be very careful not to burn.
  • 2
    Add butter and whisk until melted and combined, it will bubble up some.
  • 3
    Turn off burner and whisk in the cream, thoroughly. Stir in 1/2 tsp vanilla and salt. Cool for 10 - 15 minutes, then pour into a hair or lidded container. Refrigerate, will keep for 3 weeks.
  • 4
    Delicious over ice cream or cheesecake!