Toasted Pecan-Caramel Sauce Recipe

This decadent sauce tops our Spiced Caramel-Apple Bread Pudding

Spiced Caramel-Apple Bread Pudding
Photo: Jennifer Davick
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
14 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
34 mins
Makes about 3/4 cup (serving size: 4 1/2 tsp.)


  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

  • 3/4 cup sugar

  • 1 teaspoon light corn syrup

  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant.

  2. Sprinkle sugar in an even layer in a small saucepan. Stir together syrup and 1/3 cup water, and pour over sugar in saucepan. Cook, without stirring, over medium-high heat 12 to 14 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and mixture is golden.

  3. Remove from heat. Gradually whisk in evaporated milk. (Mixture will bubble.) Stir in butter and toasted pecans.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
3g Fat
22g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 2g
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 0mg 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.

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