Apple Cider Caramel Sauce Recipe

For straight-up apple flavor, start with fresh-pressed cider from a farm stand. 

Apple Cider Caramel Sauce
Photo: Hector Sanchez
Hands On Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Makes about 1 1/4 cups


  • 1 cup apple cider

  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1/4 cup whipping cream


  1. Cook cider in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium heat, stirring often, 10 minutes or until reduced to 1/4 cup. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly; boil, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool completely. Refrigerate up to 1 week. To reheat, microwave at HIGH 10 to 15 seconds or just until warm; stir until smooth.

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