Recipes and Cooking Easy Caramel Sauce By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 10 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 1 cup Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch ¼ cup water ⅓ cup half-and-half or light cream 2 tablespoon light-colored corn syrup 1 tablespoon butter ½ teaspoon vanilla Directions In a heavy saucepan combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water. Stir in half-and-half or light cream and corn syrup. Cook and stir until bubbly (mixture may appear curdled). Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Serve warm or cool over ice cream, baked fruits, or cake. Makes 1 cup sauce (sixteen 1-tablespoon servings). Tips Prepare sauce; cover and chill up to 3 days. Reheat slowly in a heavy saucepan. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 43 Calories 1g Fat 8g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 43 % Daily Value * Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 4mg 1% Sodium 13mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 8g 3% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.