Bourbon Caramel Sauce

What is Bourbon Caramel Sauce?

This creamy, delicious, and easy-to-make topping for ice cream, brownies, and cheesecake boasts sweet undertones of oak and vanilla.

Simple Ingredients

You'll need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe, so round them up and let's get started!

Melt the Sugar

Whisk together the granulated sugar and water and cook over medium-low heat until the sugar is completely dissolved.

Add the Butter

Add the butter and let it melt.


Boil the mixture over medium heat until it turns a deep golden copper color, about 10-15 minutes.

Make it Creamy

Remove the pan from the heat and slowly pour in the heavy whipping cream, whisking as you go.

Add Flavor and Cool

Whisk in the vanilla extract, bourbon and half a teaspoon of salt. Then, allow the caramel sauce to cool.


Use as desired. Then, store it in the fridge for up to two weeks.

Looking for more sweets recipes?