What is it that makes apples and caramel go together so well?
So many caramels to choose from....so little time! As much as we love soft and chewy Homemade Caramels, Caramel Silk in a Jar, Salted Caramel Syrup, and so many others, this Apple Cider Caramel Sauce has layers of flavor that just can't be described, other than OUT OF THIS WORLD!
This autumn-spiced caramel is rich and creamy, and I use it in so many of my fall baking recipes. It pairs perfectly with anything apple!
I start with boiling down natural apple cider, to create a rich and flavor-filled sweet apple syrup, which serves as a base for this wonderful treat.
Fresh butter and cream, together with all of your favorite autumn spices, combine to create a flavor-filled, ridiculously easy to make caramel sauce. Brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves....now you're getting the idea!
This irresistible apple-infused caramel sauce is perfect drizzled on ice cream and apple crisp, apple pie, or perfect for dipping fresh apple slices.
The flavor and velvety smoothness will just knock your socks off!
The apples are now starting to show up at the farmers markets and apple orchards - you'll want to make several batches of this sweet goodness to have on hand soon! It's also pretty darn good on a spoon straight from the jar!
Hope that you enjoy as much as we do!
1. Find yourself a heavy medium-sized saucepan (use a saucepan that is larger than you think you will need – when you add the butter and the cream, the caramel mixture will bubble violently!)
2. Pour apple cider into saucepan and bring to a boil; immediately reduce heat so that it stays at a high simmer and cook until the apple cider is reduced to ¼ cup. It will be very thick and syrupy. 3. Add butter and stir until melted. Add sugar, cream, salt and all spices. Whisk until well blended; bring to a gentle boil and cook for 7 minutes, stirring and swirling the pan occasionally while the mixture cooks.
3. Remove from heat, and stir in the vanilla extract, stirring constantly until bubbling subsides.
4. Set aside to cool, and then pour into glass jars. Caramel sauce will thicken as it cools.
5. To serve, warm until the caramel sauce is smooth and pourable. It if becomes too thick, just add a spoonful of apple cider or heavy cream, warm in microwave or stovetop and stir well.
.© SnowflakesandCoffeecakes. All images, attachments & content are copyright protected unless otherwise indicated. All rights reserved. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to republish this recipe, please re-write the recipe in your own words or link back to www.snowflakesandcoffeecakes.com for the recipe
I'm Mama V and I am so happy you stopped by to visit! This is the place to find family favorite and kitchen-tested quality recipes, along with photographs and tips to give you the confidence to cook and bake from scratch.
You'll find a complete recipe index on the Recipe Collection page or you can use the Recipe Collection dropdown feature to see a visual recipe index by category. If you are looking for something special, the Search function will easily locate your favorite recipe or ingredients. Enjoy - and stop by often!
LOOKING FOR SOMETHING SPECIAL?
Type in the name of recipe, category or any ingredient to search my recipe database.
This website uses marketing and tracking technologies. Opting out of this will opt you out of all cookies, except for those needed to run the website. Note that some products may not work as well without tracking cookies.Opt Out of Cookies