Paleo Caramel Sauce (GF)

paleo-caramel-sauce-perchancetocook-8Rich buttery caramel sauce made without butter? Or sugar? And that is non-processed? I didn’t think it was possible, but it is!

All you need is maple syrup, coconut cream, coconut butter, salt and vanilla. It is so easy and simple, and so multi-purpose, that there is no reason not to make this!paleo-caramel-sauce-perchancetocook-4This recipe started off as an experiment. I had never made caramel sauce before, let alone attempt to make it Paleo, so I was really excited when this sauce was so easy to make.

paleo-caramel-sauce-perchancetocook-6I was even more excited when it tasted so authentically delicious! A buttery, sweet, rich, creamy caramel… yum yum yum! There really is nothing like the flavor and texture of a rich creamy caramel sauce.

paleo-caramel-sauce-perchancetocookAll you need to do is whisk the ingredients together in a pan over low heat on the stove. Eventually, the mixture will thicken up and turn into caramel. Simple enough.

paleo-caramel-sauce-perchancetocook-5You’ll know it is ready when the caramel thickens enough to cover the back of a spoon.

paleo-caramel-sauce-perchancetocook.-1After eating a few spoonfuls (I couldn’t resist), I immediately thought of all of the wonderful uses for this delicious caramel. As a dipping sauce for apples, bananas, or any fruit… on top of brownies, crumble, cupcakes, cake, ice cream… this sauce changes everything!

paleo-caramel-sauce-perchancetocook-3Note: if you are doubling the recipe, it will take more time to turn into caramel. I have found it takes me over 30 minutes.

Caramel Update: In case you were needing some ideas on how to use this Paleo Caramel Sauce, here are some recipes that I loved using this sauce for.

 

 

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Paleo Caramel Sauce
 
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup coconut cream
  • ¼ cup coconut butter, melted
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Put the maple syrup, coconut cream, coconut butter, salt, and vanilla in a pan and whisk well.
  2. Set the stovetop heat to high until the mixture starts to boil and then immediately set it to low- low-medium heat.
  3. Let the mixture sit and thicken, but don't forget to whisk it from time to time at the beginning.
  4. You'll need to whisk it more frequently as the mixture thickens.
  5. Once the mixture is thick enough to cover the back of a spoon, turn off the heat.
  6. I let the mixture cook for 22 minutes.
  7. Then pour the sauce into a bowl or container and let cool OR let it cool in the pan and pour into a container or bowl after.
  8. This recipe yeilds ½ cup of caramel sauce.

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    • You could use butter instead of coconut butter. I would check your local grocery store though, in the health section and maybe even in the Asian section. If that doesn’t work Amazon.com or amazon.uk definitely sells it :)

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