Sweet and salty. Gooey and crunchy. Together, salt and caramel create some seriously irresistible flavors. We've collected our favorite melt-in-your-mouth salted caramel recipes for you to try, from decadent cupcakes to crunchy candies and beautiful pies.
Gorgeous, melt-in-your-mouth pots de creme are the definition of dessert indulgence. The creamy, sweet custard is perfectly balanced by the slightest crunch of savory fleur de sel, or flaked sea salt.
To make ahead: Simply prepare as directed and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
You’ll never buy a store-bought apple pie again after one bite of our salted caramel spin on the classic holiday pie recipe. A pretty topping of easy piecrust coins, a sprinkle of sea salt, and an indulgent drizzle of homemade caramel sauce is the perfect finale to our showstopping pie.
Put aside your flan fears: Anyone can make our spin on the classic Spanish dessert. Our recipe walks you through the basics to make our sophisticated salted caramel flan topped with fresh blackberries.
Waking up is so much easier when indulgent French toast is on the menu. Thick-sliced Texas toast is filled with a creamy mascarpone-pecan mixture, then baked until golden. A homemade salted caramel-banana sauce takes the place of syrup (trust us: you won't miss it one bit).
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Salted caramel, fudge, and bourbon? Count us in! Rich, airy chocolate cupcakes are topped with a decadent fudge frosting and a serious dollop of caramel-bourbon sauce for a batch of cupcakes everyone will love.
Caramel and chocolate bring the sweet, while cashews and pretzels bring on the irresistible salty crunch that make our decadent bar recipe a truly remarkable treat. Take it over the top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and an extra drizzle of caramel sauce.
Sea salt and pink peppercorns balance the sweetness of homemade caramels with just the right amount of salt and spice. Wrap each caramel in wax paper and pack into decorative boxes for a delicious food gift.
Chocolate, peanut butter, and a rich salted caramel glaze add up to one rich and fluffy cake. Salty roasted peanuts and a dash of sea salt give each bite of this marbled cake its touch of crunchy texture.
Perfect for a party, these cute thumbprints are filled with rich caramel and topped with a hint of sea salt. The dark chocolate drizzle adds an extra touch of elegance.
Our adorable take on caramel turtles makes the perfect food gift -- although you might not want to give any away! Just melt caramels and dark chocolate over crunchy pecans and sprinkle with coarse sea salt.