Caramel Sauce


"This is a thin sweet sauce perfect for Christmas plum pudding. It is also good over ice cream."


25 m servings 26 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 26 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 11 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan, combine 2 cups water, butter, and brown sugar. Bring to a boil, and remove from heat.
  2. In a small cup, mix together cornstarch and 3 tablespoons water. Stir mixture into sauce. Cook over medium heat and heat through for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Serve hot.
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  1. 32 Ratings


Didn't really have much of a flavor. Mostly tasted like water. I personally added a lot more brown sugar and some vanilla. Can't say that I'll ever use it again.

Ok, I tried this despite the reviews because I was looking for a thin caramel sauce to pore over bread pudding. The other reviews helped me a lot. I did not use as much water and I added a li...

This is absolutely the worst recipe I have ever made!! It was terrible tasting and had way too much water in it. I will definitely never make it again!

Needs more sugar

This recipes tastes just like sugar water!

I made this recipe to put over a pecan pie. It was awful. The thin, watery, bland sauce did not even make it off the stove. It was not a good recipe in the slightest. This recipe should not be p...

It would be much easier to add the cornstarch to HOT water, otherwise is turns lumpy!

I was very disappointed with this recipe. It came out looking and tasting just what it was...light brown sugar water. Sorry. I tried to make changes like adding more sugar and vanilla but it did...

I too wish I had read the reviews before making, tasted like sugary water. Thought these were tested recipes, hope you don't post just any junk on here like that one was. Went straight in the ga...