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5 from 2 votes

Caramel Glaze Recipe

Caramel Glaze makes a delicious topping on so many desserts or other treats. This Caramel Glaze recipe comes together quickly and is always a favorite.
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 1 1/2 cups
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • pinch of Kosher salt


  • Stir together heavy cream, brown sugar, and corn syrup in a 2-quart, heavy bottomed sauce pan over medium heat. Insert a candy thermometer and cook until temperature registers 220º F on candy thermometer. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and salt.
  • Stir with wooden spoon until caramel has thickened and cooled slightly. Spoon or pour over cake or other treat.