Super Easy Caramel Sauce

Perfect for desserts, this Super Easy Caramel Sauce has only 3 ingredients and takes only a few minutes to make! This caramel sauce is the BEST!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword caramel sauce
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream


  1. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Add brown sugar and heavy cream; whisk continuously over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Bring to a boil and allow to boil for only 3 minutes, while stirring (do not overcook). Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Store in refrigerator for up to one month.

Recipe Notes

For reheating: Scoop into microwave safe bowl and cook in 30 second increments, stirring between.

Originally published January 2015. Updated 2016, 2017, 2019.