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Microwave Caramel Sauce

Microwave Caramel Sauce is so smooth and delicious that you’ll want to put it on everything, not just dessert. And ready in under 5 minutes.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time4 mins
Course: Dessert Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Microwave Caramel Sauce
Servings: 1 Serving
Calories: 243kcal
Author: Dorm Room Cook Staff


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon evaporated milk
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Place butter in a bowl and microwave on high 30 seconds.
  • Add brown sugar, cream, and salt; stir to combine, and microwave on high 30 seconds.
  • Carefully remove, stir, and microwave on high 15 seconds. Stir and serve.


Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 53mg | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Calcium: 20mg