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Cheats Salted Caramel Sauce

October 24

The caramel sauce certainly has a knack to it and getting the sugar to that perfect golden hue is not without perils, but after a couple of goes it becomes old hat. Save some to pour over the top for proper ooh’s and aah’s as you serve this one with ice cream.

  • serves Serves
  • time 10mins


  1. 1. Combine the sugar with 50ml of water in a heavy-based saucepan over a medium-high heat. Once boiling, reduce the heat slightly and allow the mixture to simmer steadily for about 15 minutes, without stirring, until a golden caramel forms.
  2. 2. Remove the pan from the heat and mix in the cream and salt. Don’t panic when it bubbles and spits, return the pan to a low heat and the sugar crystals will re-melt.
  3. 3. Add the butter and combine to form a smooth caramel sauce.

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3.5oz caster sugar

2.3ozl double cream

Good pinch flakey sea salt

1/2 stick butter, diced

100g caster sugar

70ml double cream

Good pinch flakey sea salt

50g butter, diced

You'll Need

heavy-based saucepan