Brandied Caramel Sauce

Brandied Caramel Sauce

  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes


This sweet caramel sauce has an added punch with brandy. Feel free to remove the brandy if you want an alcohol-free treat. This goes well with chocolate, ice cream and more!



  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 6 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon brandy


  1. In a saucepan simmer sugar, water, corn syrup and salt together until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Using a candy thermometer, boil mixture without stirring until a golden caramel color. Remove pan from heat at 266 degrees.
  3. Add cream, vanilla and brandy. Mix until well combined, about one minute.
  4. Cool sauce to room temperature. It will thicken as it cools.
  5. Sauce will keep for up to three weeks. Bring to room temperature before serving.

  • Category: Dessert