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Homemade Caramel Sauce

5 Ingredient Friday: Homemade Caramel Sauce

One day we took a walk to Franklin Square in Philadelphia. There’s a little Burger Shack there called Square Burger , and they have something called a Cake Shake. Now you know I’m ALL about cake. So of course I had to try one of these bad boys out!

The Cake Shake is a Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpet and caramel sauce blended with vanilla ice cream. And let me tell you – it’s out of this world! It costs $4.75 and I knew that I could probably make this myself at home.

So I set out to try to make my own Cake Shake (recipe coming soon!). I had the vanilla ice cream, the butterscotch krimpet, and the milk. The only thing I was missing was the caramel sauce. I’ve made my own caramel sauce before, and it was pretty simple. So instead of buying caramel sauce, I wanted to make my own. I came across a 5 ingredient recipe for Caramel Sauce , which was definitely an added bonus!

Ingredients

1/2 cup fresh butter

Instructions

Prepare the sugar. Mix the sugar and condensed milk together in medium saucepan, and cook on medium heat until sugar is dissolved completely. Set aside.
Mix the sugar and condensed milk together
Prepare the butter. Melt the butter in another small saucepan, and stir in the vanilla and milk. Leave to simmer on low heat until mixture is smooth, about 1 to 2 minutes.
Melt the butter in another saucepan
Add in the milk and vanilla to the melted butter
Finish the caramel sauce. Slowly stir the butter mixture into the sugar mixture and leave to stand 3 to 5 minutes until mixture becomes thick.
Stir the butter mixture into the sugar mixture
Sauce will thicken as it stands
Pour into bowl or small pitcher and cover. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve and enjoy!

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