It’s officially salted caramel season and by caramel season, I mean the time of year where it’s acceptable to eat caramel sauce by the spoonful. We’re celebrating with the best salted caramel desserts!
How to Make Salted Caramel Sauce
All you need are 5 ingredients (sugar, unsalted butter, heavy cream, vanilla, and salt) and about 10 minutes to make a jar of homemade salted caramel sauce.
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Start by melting and caramelizing granulated sugar in a large heavy saucepan. Once the sugar is completely melted, whisk in unsalted butter until completely incorporated, then drizzle in heavy cream while whisking constantly.
After letting the mixture boil for 1 minute, remove the caramel from the heat, pour into a glass bowl, and stir in vanilla and salt. From there, you’re ready to enjoy sweet and creamy caramel straight from the jar… it’s even better in dessert.
And now, the best salted caramel desserts!
Salted Caramel Cheesecake
Cheesecake fans will love this velvety smooth classic cheesecake drizzled with salted caramel sauce.
Fudgy Homemade Turtle Brownies
Turtle brownies are decadent crinkle brownies topped with homemade salted caramel sauce, pecans, chocolate chips, and flaky salt!
Caramel Apple Puff Pastry Tarts
Caramel apple puff pastry tarts make the best fall dessert! You’ll love these easy apple tarts made with store-bought puff pastry. Serve warm topped with salted caramel sauce!
Caramel Fudge Layer Cake
Caramel fudge layer cake with layers of rich chocolate cake, salted caramel frosting, and chocolate ganache topping makes the most decadent dessert!
Salted Caramel Crumb Bars
Rich and buttery crumb bars filled with salted caramel sauce are the ultimate crowd-pleaser.
Apple Cider Layer Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting
Featuring layers of spiced apple cake, salted caramel frosting, and caramel drizzle, you’ll love this fall layer cake.
Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats (with Chocolate!)
Salted caramel rice krispie treats are next level cereal treats! Made with homemade salted caramel, these no-bake bars are perfectly gooey with a nice balance of salty and sweet.
Salted Caramel Apple Pie
Caramel and apples are a perfect match in this classic pie made with homemade pie crust, perfectly spiced apples, and salted caramel sauce.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Cups
Rich chocolate cups filled with homemade salted caramel are simple to make and incredibly decadent.
Salted Caramel Banana Cupcakes
Soft and fluffy banana cupcakes topped with salted caramel frosting and caramel drizzle are perfect for cupcake lovers.
Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies
Thumbprint cookies for caramel fans: chocolate thumbprint cookies drizzled with dark chocolate and filled with salted caramel sauce.
Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bars
Salted caramel cheesecake bars are a cheesecake dream. A Biscoff cookie crust and homemade salted caramel topping makes each bite irresistible!
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