Silky Chocolate-Caramel Sauce

A pretty jar of this homemade dessert topping is a simply sweet gift. All you need are four ingredients and 10 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

3/4
cup packed brown sugar
2/3
cup whipping cream
10
tablespoons butter
4
oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, cook brown sugar, whipping cream and butter over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil.
  • 2 Add chocolate; cook about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and sauce is smooth. Serve warm or cover and refrigerate until serving time.

Expert Tips

A very versatile sauce—great to serve with desserts, like cheesecake, or use as an ice cream-topped brownies. The chocolate-caramel flavor combination lends itself nicely to “turtle-type” desserts

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.