Caramel Ice Cream Sauce Recipe
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Caramel Ice Cream Sauce Recipe

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In Reno, Nevada, Julee Wall berg stirs up this delightful dessert sauce on the stovetop. With its smooth texture and yummy taste from brown sugar, it's terrific drizzled over ice cream.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ice cream

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 96 calories, 2g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the cream, water and corn syrup until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat.
  2. Stir in butter and vanilla until butter is melted. Serve warm or cold over ice cream. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: about 1 cup.
Originally published as Caramel Ice cream Sauce in Quick Cooking January/February 2003, p11

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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krgambles User ID: 1694289 132782
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2012

"A staple in our desserts now - perfect for homemade ice cream or as a topping for pie or cake. Love it!!"

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