Quick and easy shortcut 5-minute caramel sauce!
In a small pot, over medium-high heat, combine cream, brown sugar, butter, and salt. Cook, whisking occasionally, until butter is melted and ingredients mixed.
*For salted caramel, double the salt in the recipe.
Recipe makes about 1 cup of caramel sauce. Serving size is 1 tablespoon.
Sauce will keep in the refrigerator (covered) for up to two weeks.
Small-batch Information: This recipe halves cleanly, but you need to cut the simmering time to 4 minutes so the sauce doesn’t become too thick.