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Easy Caramel Sauce

When making homemade caramel sauce, you have to pay close attention, so it doesn’t burn. One small distraction and your expensive sugar, butter, and heavy cream end up in the trash. Today, in honor of National Caramel Month, we’re sharing an easy and quick recipe that uses, are you ready for it, sweetened condensed milk!

The complete recipe is below. In addition, check out this perfect for fall Pumpkin Delight Cake (which incorporates caramel) recipe also available on our Cooked on Propane blog.

Easy Caramel Sauce

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 2 cups


  • 1 Propane Stove


  • 1 can Sweetened condensed milk 14 oz
  • 1 cup Brown sugar light or dark
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted butter sliced
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract


  • In a medium saucepan, bring condensed milk and brown sugar to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking constantly.
  • Reduce heat, and simmer on low for 5 minutes whisking constantly.
  • Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla to the mixture and stir well until the butter melts.
  • Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to one month.

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