Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Don’t even think you have tasted the best thing ever if you have never had bourbon salted caramel sauce. I am not even a bourbon fan, and then I tasted this. To describe it would be to say imagine if butter, bourbon and caramel all went on a 3 week vacation, and met a sprinkle of salt. Yep, that is how it tastes. I have not ever been on a 3 week vacation, but I can only imagine it is about as good as this!

Okay, let’s get serious. Just for a minute. This sauce is so good, you can put it on just about anything. Bruce created it to get drizzled over these BOURBON PECAN CHOCOLATE CHIP BLONDIES, and wow, was that a good idea! Of course, we had to top the blondies with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream first. Then we warmed the sauce, and drizzled it over the whole thing. No regrets.

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A small mason jar with bourbon salted caramel sauce and blondies

Bourbon Caramel Sauce

  • Author: theperksofbeingus
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: american



Ingredients for Bourbon Caramel Sauce:

  • 2 cups dark brown sugar packed
  • 1 ½ cups unsalted butter cubed
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  •  2 tbls bourbon
  • 2 tsp sea salt


Instructions for Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Stir the brown sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook for about 10 minutes the mixture thickens. Whisk frequently.  

Add in heavy cream, vanilla, and bourbon. Gently whisk. Raise the heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. 

Remove from the heat and whisk in the salt. Cool in the pan for about 10 mins. 

Pour the sauce into a jar and cool completely until ready to use. 

Keywords: salted caramel, bourbon, ice-cream sauce

Hi, we are Bruce and Dina Miller. We love to cook every night. We enjoy making a few healthy dishes, and also comfort food. We love crafting cocktails too! Come take a look, we would love to share our recipes with you.

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