Homemade Caramel Sauce

What You Need:

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

2 tablespoons of butter

3/4 cup whipping cream

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional)

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begin by combining 1/4 cup of water and 1 cup sugar into saucepan

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turn on burner to a medium/high heat, do not stir, the sugar will soon dissolve on it’s own

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your sugar will break down and begin to boil, still hold from stirring, and allow mixture to come to boil

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let your sugar mixture boil until it reaches a nice amber color, this step is very important, keep a very close on on it when you begin to notice its color changing, it can easily burn. Soon as you see it reach its amber color, you can now Turn Off the heat.

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next, you can add in your 2 tablespoons of butter! be very cautious, the sugar mixture is very hot and bubbly! mix well until butter is fully melted down.

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lastly, you can now add in your 3/4 cup whipping cream and 1 tsp.vanilla extract.

Mix Mix Mix!!!

The consistency of the caramel will start out quite watery, but not to worry, once it begins to cool down, it turns into a rich, smooth, velvety texture!

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once your caramel has fully cooled down, you can now add to a cute glass jar with a lid and store in your fridge! It is so good you guys! you will not want to get store bought caramel anymore after you taste it! plus, it is super simple and inexpensive to make! I can’t wait to drizzle the heck out of my holiday desserts with it. Perfect to pair with a homemade iced caramel macchiato coffee or ontop of ice cream!  Plus, it can be a sweet gift to give someone this year for the holidays! I hope you all enjoy and give this recipe a try, you won’t regret it!

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