Caramel Ice Cream Sauce
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 TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
Makesabout 1 cup
- 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
- 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.
- Stir in butter and vanilla until butter is melted. Serve warm or cold over ice cream. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 96 calories, 2g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Caramel Ice cream Sauce in Quick Cooking January/February 2003