Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

This easy Apple Cider Caramel Sauce is a great topping for any Fall dessert! Made with brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and a touch of vanilla, it’s totally delicious.

Apple Cider Caramel Sauce is fall in a jar…I dare you not to eat this creamy rich butterscotch with a spoon!

So caramel sauce happens to be one of my most favorite things. I have an epic Salted Caramel Sauce recipe in my book. I’ve made Microwave Caramel Sauce when you’re in a super hurry. I’ve also got Pumpkin Spice Caramel Sauce for all you basics out there.

And today we’re talking about Apple Cider Caramel Sauce…which dare I say might be my most favorite yet. It’s actually an Apple Cider Butterscotch sauce if you’re getting technical. I used brown sugar in this recipe instead of granulated. It was a good choice indeed.

Apple Cider Caramel...super creamy, sweet with apple flavor and perfect for sipping and drizzling!

Reducing apple cider in this recipe as the base adds a ton of sweet apple flavor.

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Of course there is butter involved. I wish I was sorry…

How to Make this Homemade Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

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The sauce comes together in just a few minutes with the butter, heavy cream, brown sugar, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. You can use it immediately, or save it for later…on ice cream, in your coffee, drizzled on your arm…

Apple Cider Caramel...super creamy, sweet with apple flavor and perfect for sipping and drizzling!

There is nothing not to like here.

Also, dipping homemade apple chips into apple cider caramel is out of control. Highly recommend.

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Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 13 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Jar 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description:

This easy Apple Cider Caramel Sauce is a great topping for any Fall dessert! Made with brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and a touch of vanilla, it’s totally delicious.


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, cut into cubes and room temperature
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream, room temperature
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions:

  1. In a heavy bottomed 3- quart pot heat your apple cider at medium heat until it comes to a boil. Continue boiling the cider for 12-13 minutes until it’s reduced to 1/4 cup, stirring only occasionally.
  2. Add in the sugar, butter, cream, cinnamon and salt and stir until combined. Bring the mixture back up to a boil and boil for 2 1/2 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  4. Allow the sauce to cool slightly before using.

Notes:

store refrigerated for up to 7 days

Keywords:: caramel sauce, homemade caramel sauce, easy caramel sauce recipe, how to make caramel sauce

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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