Easy Salted Caramel

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Salted Caramel

This recipe for salted caramel only calls for 5 ingredients and is pretty easy to make. Great for sundaes, cupcake filling, milkshakes anything you can dream of you can use it in.

I made banana and salted caramel filo pastries finished with walnuts, mascarpone and a dusting of cinnamon.
Perfect for a late night sugar hit on a quiet Friday night.

Ingredients:

1 250 g can condense milk
5 tbsp. golden syrup
1 tsp. vanilla essence
50g butter, cubed
1 tsp flaky sea salt or 1/2 tsp table salt

Method:

  1. In a small pot combine condense milk, golden syrup and vanilla. Heat over a low to medium heat until well combined, bring to a simmer constantly stirring to avoid burning.
  2. After 2 minutes add cubed butter stir in until well combine, add salt and stir well.
  3. Cook until the mixture thickens around 5-8 minutes, still stirring constantly.
  4. You will know the caramel is done when it coats the back of a spoon and when you run your finger through doesn’t run. *see picture below.
  5. Allow to cool and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days or eaten!

Makes: 1 cup salted caramel

Combine condensed milk, golden syrup and vanilla in a medium size pot.

Combine condensed milk, golden syrup and vanilla in a medium size pot.

Add cubed butter followed by salt, stir well to combine simmer for 5-8 minutes until thickened.

Add cubed butter followed by salt, stir well to combine simmer for 5-8 minutes until thickened.

Once mixture is thick and coats the back of the spoon and doesn't run like above your caramel is ready.

Once mixture is thick and coats the back of the spoon and doesn’t run like above your caramel is ready.

Cool and store in an airtight container or jar in the fridge.

Cool and store in a airtight container or jar in the fridge.