Betty's Creamy Caramel Syrup

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Oct. 21, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Caramel Syrup. This is a luscious, golden syrup to use on top of sundaes, angel food cake, pancakes, waffles, and many more great dishes.


Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , melted
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Heavy whipping cream 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)



1. In a heavy skillet or saucepan, pour melted butter, add sugar and lemon juice. Stir until combined. Turn the flame to medium and cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove mixture from heat when it begins to thicken.

2. Slowly pour heavy whipping cream and return the pan to the stove over medium heat. Cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly until syrup is golden.


3. Serve hot or warm over ice cream or store (covered) in the refrigerator after cooling.


This syrup will be good for 1 week when refrigerated.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 220Calories from Fat 139

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 8 mg0.33%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 20 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet