Salted Caramel Whiskey Sauce

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 10


  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon whiskey, divided
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extra


  • Stir sugar, 1 tablespoon whiskey, corn syrup,and 1 tablespoon water in a medium deep saucepan over medium-low heat untilsugar dissolves.
  • Increase heat, bring to a boil withoutstirring, and cook, occasionally swirling pan and brushing down sides with awet pastry brush, until sugar is deep amber in color, 6–8 minutes.
  • Remove caramel from heat; whisk in remaining 1/4 cup cream, butter, and salt (mixturewill bubble vigorously).
  • Let cool for 5 minutes; whisk in theremaining 1/2 Tbsp. whiskey and vanilla.Let the whiskey caramel cool slightly.
Keyword Salted Caramel Whiskey Sauce, Sauce