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Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

Homemade caramel sauce with the tart flavor of apple cider. The perfect topping for pies, ice cream, and more!


  • 2 cups quality apple cider (500 ml)
  • 1 cup light or dark brown sugar (215 grams)
  • ½ cup unsalted butter , cubed (113 grams)
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream (125 grams)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼-½ teaspoon coarse salt , to taste


  • In a medium saucepan set over medium high heat, bring apple cider to a boil. Reduce heat slightly and simmer until reduced to about 1/2 cup, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the brown sugar, butter, heavy cream, and cinnamon and simmer for 10-15 minutes until thickened, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and salt to taste. Use immediately or store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Reheat in the microwave.


Calories: 1145kcal, Carbohydrates: 137g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 68g, Saturated Fat: 43g, Cholesterol: 204mg, Sodium: 360mg, Potassium: 429mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 130g, Vitamin A: 2293IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 162mg, Iron: 1mg
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