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Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce on a Store Bought Pie

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If you are looking for an easy kitchen hack, try our recipe for homemade salted caramel sauce and add it to a store bought pie.

If you don’t have time for pie baking but you want to add a homemade touch, here is an easy holiday hack for homemade salted caramel sauce on a store bought Dutch Apple pie.

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce on a store bought pie

 By adding our simple homemade caramel sauce to the store bought Dutch Apple pie, we still have homemade flavor without all the added time in the kitchen.  This combination is delicious and sure to please your guests.

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce on a store bought pie

Ingredients for Salted Caramel Sauce:

  • 1 stick real unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt (or to taste)

Instructions for Salted Caramel Sauce:

Over medium/high heat melt the butter in a sauce pan.

how to make Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

When the butter has melted completely stir in the brown sugar.   Continue stirring the sugar and butter for 2 minutes over the heat.

recipe for Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

After 2 minutes, stir in the whipping cream.  Continue stirring the mixture over heat for another 2 minutes.

easy baking hack add Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce to your store bought pie

Remove the mixture from the heat and stir in the vanilla and then the salt.

Pour into a jar or bottle for serving.

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce recipe

This Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce could not be easier to make!  No candy thermometers, no boiling hot sugar, only 5 ingredients and about 5 minutes or time.

 

add a salted caramel sauce to a store bought pie

Don’t stress with making every dish from scratch, just add your own personal touches for easy holiday hacks. Instead of spending hours spent making a dessert, consider a quality store-bought pie and add your own special touches.

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