Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is excellent, makes a lot, and keeps well. Be sure to follow the directions. I had it go sugary on me once and I believe it was because I tried to mix the water in too fast. Number of servings is difficult to decide - it has so many uses and sometimes I put a tablespoon over ice cream and sometimes I use a cup or more for recipes calling for caramel sauce. But since Zaar makes me pick a number I picked 48.


  1. Mix sugar, syrup, and butter over medium heat in saucepan. As soon as it starts to boil stir constantly for eight minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Add water in 3 intervals, 1/4 cup at a time, stirring well after each addition.
  3. Add sweetened condensed milk. Stir until well blended.
  4. Pour into sterilized canning jars and place lids on. Store in refrigerator.
Most Helpful

YUM. I didn't want 2 quarts of caramel, and didn't want to throw out half a can of condensed milk, So I kept the condensed milk at a full can, but halved the balance of the ingredients and it turned out great!
Be careful when adding the water, it really sputters and spatters , And make sure you have a pot that is double the size of the ingredients, everything bubbles up. So good! Had to keep myself from "testing" it over..and over. and over .... this is a keeper. Delish.

Babinni October 04, 2011

Fantastic recipe! I cut it in half and it still made a lot of sauce. It's a little bit of work, but worth every minute of it! Thanks for sharing.

little_princess_suzy November 06, 2010

Fantastic! The caramel sauce I have made or had. Thanks for positng!!!

macera44 November 05, 2010