Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

Who doesn’t love Indiana in the Fall and a visit to a great Indiana apple orchard? When you’ve got all those apples, you need a recipe like this Homemade Caramel Sauce to help take care of them!

October is National Apple Month and National Caramel Month, so I’m going to share my favorite seasonal recipe treat: homemade caramel sauce.

Forget that pricey junk at the store…this is 100 times better and so easy! Best of all? No unwrapping those tiny little plastic-wrapped squares!

Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

Fresh Picked Apples + Homemade Caramel Sauce = Yum!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 Cups of Caramel Sauce

Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

Not only does this sauce taste great with apples (or right out of the jar with a spoon – awesome!), I have used it in place of store-bought caramel sauce in many a recipe without a hitch.

From Food.com.


  • 1/2 Cup Butter or Margarine
  • 1 1/2 Cups Light Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 3/4 Cup light Corn Syrup
  • 1 (14 oz Can) Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Pinch Salt


  1. Combine Butter, Brown Sugar, Corn Syrup, and Sweetened Condensed Milk in a saucepan.
  2. Stir, over low, until Brown Sugar is fully incorporated (trust me, you have to taste it – it may look dissolved but taste gritty).
  3. Stir for approximately 15 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Add in Vanilla, Cinnamon, and Salt.
  5. Stir to mix.
  6. Enjoy! Store in the refrigerator.
  7. Keep refrigerated.

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