Caramel Butter Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by breezermom

This is delicious over ice cream, fresh fruit, cake, and even apple crisp! Many thanks to the wonderful BakinBaby for help in making the instructions clearer and making for a better recipe!

Top Review by ForeverMama

Goodness this is good! Very easy to make, as long as you pay close attention to the instructions, temp, and time. Poured it over beer bread and ever soooo lip-smacking-good. Will serve it later for the kiddies over ice cream. They'll be ecstatically happy! Thank you breezermom for an oldie, but goodie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, water, salt, and cream of tartar in a heavy duty 2 quart saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from the sides of the pan.
  3. Remove cover, and cook without stirring, to a soft crack stage.(270 degrees or just a bit more) Watch carefully for it to turn light amber. If it turns dark amber, it is burnt. Add the butter and whisk it in quickly.
  4. Remove from heat; add cream and whisk it inches.
  5. Serve warm over ice cream, fresh fruit, cake, or apple crisp.

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