Dulce de Leche Sauce

This Mexican-style caramel sauce is perfect with the Chocolate Soufflés, ice cream, brownies, and more. This simple recipe, requiring just 4 ingredients, means you can whip it up anytime.

Dulce de Leche Sauce

Dulce de Leche Dessert Sauce is one rich, flavorful sauce that can be used as ice cream topping, in coffee, over fresh fruit or on top of a cake.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: South American
Keyword: caramel sauce, CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉS, Dessert, Dulce de Leche Sauce, South American Treats
Calories: 193kcal



  • ¼ cup Heavy cream
  • ¼ cup Packed brown sugar
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • Dash of vanilla extract


  • Boil cream, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon in a saucepan, whisking constantly, until liquid is reduced to ¼ cup, about 3 minutes. Off heat, whisk in vanilla.
  • Serve sauce hot.


Per 2 Tbsp., Calories: 193
  • This caramel sauce can be made ahead and reheated before serving.

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Written by Lisa Yarde

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