Total Time
Prep 13 mins
Cook 2 mins

This can be served warm or cold over ice cream and it's wonderful. I like to add a couple of tablespoonfuls of toasted pecans now and then.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan, stir in the cream, water and cornsyrup until smooth.
  2. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened; remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla until butter is melted.
  3. Serve hot or cold over ice cream; refrigerate leftovers.


Most Helpful

5 stars for a easy, delicious recipe. I tried another recipe last week and it was pretty much a failure....but this one I followed exactly and it turned out great. I happened to have half and half cream, but I think it would be fine with whole milk. Not only did it taste good, but it was a nice caramel color. The true test will be tonight when we have it over ice cream, but I have no doubts it will be a success. Thanks for sharing this one!

Jan 'nVegas May 19, 2011

Very yummy and easy to make. I actually made it to use as a caramel sauce in a cake recipe that I had - it worked wonderfully - I will make this again!

cookin_mama March 12, 2009

This is excellent! I made it for dessert last night over vanilla ice cream and it was a hit! It would also be good if you make your own ice cream to drizzle some in when you are making vanilla. I made exactly as posted and it only took a few minutes. Thanks for posting another keeper!!

Lvs2Cook June 20, 2005

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