Salted Maple Caramel

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  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup (the real stuff)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine maple syrup and granulated sugar. Cook over low heat for 7 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds or so.
  2. Stir in butter (bubbles may form). Cook for an additional 2 minutes, continuing to stir every 20 seconds.
  3. Stir in heavy cream and sea salt. Cook for an additional 5 minutes. Keep stirring! πŸ™‚
  4. Caramel is done when it becomes thick and coats the back of a spoon.
  5. Allow caramel to cool slightly before transferring to jar. When ready to use your caramel, reheat it in the microwave for 30 seconds!