Sea Salt Caramel Sauce.

Everyone has those people that are “so hard to buy for” and for that I love the food gift. A delicious, homemade treat that is beautifully packaged is always the way to the heart.

This season one of my favorite food gifts is Sea Salt Caramel sauce. It is so easy to make and filled with rich flavor. I packaged mine in these cute little vintage jars with simple white butcher string and they made the cutest little gifts paired with a vintage spoon.

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Sea Salt Caramel Sauce

Yield: 1 1/2 cups
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This decadent treat makes the perfect gift.

ingredients:

For the Caramel Sauce
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbs water
  • 2 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanila extract

instructions:

How to cook Sea Salt Caramel Sauce

  1. Begin by mixing the sugar and water together over medium heat in a small saucepan and bring mixture to a boil. Once the sugar is dissolved, reduce heat to a simmer.
  2. Next, add in butter and whisk until combined. Let mixture simmer for about five minutes until it turns a deep brown color. Remove pan from heat and gently whisk in the cream. Whisk cream until it is completely combined and add in salt and vanilla, whisking both in.
  3. Carefully pour sauce into a heat-proof jar. Let cool before serving.
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Praline Ice Cream Topping.

Growing up both my Mom and my Grandmother always had Corn Flakes in their pantry because they loved the basic, staple cereal for breakfast. My Grandmother would keep hers stored in a really large old pickle jar with a hand-written label “Corn Flakes” and I can still remember the smell of them when you opened the jar.

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I believe this recipe came about out of necessity and because the cereal was a staple in our house, something we always had on hand and could easily whip up as a sweet treat after dinner. I always thought it was one my Mom had made up but one day I found the original “praline ring” recipe in my Grandmother’s stack of recipe cards. The thought of forming this into a pretty pressed ring for presentation reminds me of the old Jell-O molds from days past but it is just as beautiful when crumbled on a dish of ice cream.

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Praline has long been a staple dessert in the South and the caramel undertones mixed with the nutty chopped pecans is really the perfect flavor atop vanilla ice cream as we celebrate the last days of summer.

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Praline Ice Cream Topping

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This ice cream topping is easy to make and is perfect with any ice cream flavor.

ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 2 1/4 cups corn flakes

instructions:

How to cook Praline Ice Cream Topping

  1. Place butter and brown sugar in a heavy bottomed saucepan and bring to a boil for 2 minutes, stirring continuously. 
  2. Remove from the heat and add in pecans and cornflakes, tossing with a fork to full coat. 
  3. Serve warm over a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!
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