Caramel Ice Cream Sundaes

 Beautiful Desserts

8 sundaes


  • 1 cup light brown sugar

  • ¼ cup light corn syrup

  • ¼ cup heavy cream

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 2 pints vanilla ice cream


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup and heavy cream and bring to a boil over moderate heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until slightly darkened and thickened, about 4 minutes. Add the water, butter and vanilla and stir until smooth. Serve warm over the vanilla ice cream.

Make Ahead

The caramel sauce can be refrigerated for up to 1 week. Reheat on the stove before serving.

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