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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 Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    about 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 Facts
2 tablespoons: 96 calories, 2g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • lakejls
    Jan 25, 2021

    I added cinnamon and used this as a sauce for sticky buns. Because I was not going to refrigerate for later use I did not add more butter to finish it as an ice cream topping. Fantastic. Perfect texture and taste. So much better then store bought products.

  • raeman
    Jun 8, 2013

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  • krgambles
    Feb 11, 2012

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