QUICK CARAMEL TOPPING
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon heavy cream OR whipping cream
1 Tablespoon butter
1 Tablespoon corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla, if desired
In a microwave safe measuring cup (i.e., Pyrex) stir together brown sugar, cream, butter, and corn syrup.
Microwave 20 to 25 seconds, until almost ready to boil. Stir.
Microwave 10 to 15 seconds, until ready to boil.
Stir in vanilla, if desired.
Serve over ice cream or pound cake.
NOTE: Recipe easily doubled or tripled.
Pairs Well With
Many commercial butterscotch and caramel toppings contain artificial flavorings. So, I developed my own recipe.