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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

4-Ingredient Honey Caramel Sauce


Welcome to this month Fantastical Food Fight, hosted by Sarah at A Fantastical Sharing of Recipes!  This month’s theme is honey!

There are many directions to take with this amazing ingredient!  I love it!

Ultimately, I was reminded of a honey caramel ice cream topping I had once and was determined to try to replicate it!

When I found a recipe for a super easy 4-ingredient caramel sauce, I knew I had to try it!

The caramel sauce wasn’t quite what I had in mind when I set out – it is even better!  It has an intense toffee flavor that has me licking spoonfuls of the stuff!  It is so decadent!  It is phenomenal drizzled on ice cream or apple slices!


On an unrelated note, did you know that the first meaning of the word decadent is debauched, corrupt or immoral?  Whoa, right?

Then the second meaning is all like, oh, and also it means luxurious self-indulgent, don’t worry about all that debauchery in the first meaning.

Weird, right?

I also didn’t use decadent because of it!  Ha!

Don’t miss everyone else’s honey submissions below the recipe!



4-Ingredient Honey Caramel Sauce
Adapted slightly from Tasty Kitchen

1 stick salted butter
¾ cup dark brown sugar
½ cup honey
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
Dash of salt

Place the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat to melt.  Stir in the honey and brown sugar and turn heat to medium-high.  Bring the mixture to a full boil.  Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Pour in the sweetened condensed milk.  Keep the mixture on the heat and keep stirring until completely combined.

Remove from heat and stir in a dash of salt.

Cool to room temperature, then pour into lidded containers and refrigerate until ready to use.









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4-Ingredient Honey Caramel Sauce
4-Ingredient Honey Caramel Sauce #Fantasticalfoodfight
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • dash salt
Instructions
Place the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat to melt. Stir in the honey and brown sugar and turn heat to medium-high. Bring the mixture to a full boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour in the sweetened condensed milk. Keep the mixture on the heat and keep stirring until completely combined.Remove from heat and stir in a dash of salt.Cool to room temperature, then pour into lidded containers and refrigerate until ready to use.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 2 cups

12 comments:

  1. Mmmmm.....or drizzled over an apple or pear bundt cake!!

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  2. This sauce looks terrific -- super idea for apple season, too!

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  3. You can't go wrong with a quick caramel sauce!

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  4. ooooh i want to try this! looks like a great caramel recipe. :)

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  5. This sauce sounds lovely, however, I'm not sure I'd waste it on apples. Too healthy! I think I'd be dipping cookies, cake, maybe even s'mores in it!!! You have some serious will-power to stick with the fruit! Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck - Colleen

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  6. This sounds amazing. I love that it has a toffee flavor. I've never thought of using honey when making caramel. I'll need to remedy that.

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  7. Amy, this is indeed "decadent" :-D I also refrain using this word most of the time but we see it so many times in food articles.. Your recipe is perfect and loved the fact you used condensed milk which makes it creamier than using heavy cream... a little more salt will make it a salted honey caramel sauce that I love to drizzle over anything.. :-) and ice cream for now.. and just like you a slice of apple.. healthy and decadent :-D LOL

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  8. This is the perfect post for this time of year!! I love apple season!

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  9. I love the addition of honey! I never thought to do that with my caramel sauce.

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  10. That is definitely a dangerously decadent sauce ;) Perfect for fall!

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  11. I love that honey is the dimension for this caramel sauce... decadent!

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  12. What a great idea! I love honey caramel sauce as I find it is easier than normal caramel and keeps its consistency. Would love to make this to have with some crisp apples.

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