Cooking at Home - Caramel Sauce

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Published Saturday, October 10, 2020

  • Makes: 12 servings

Serve this sauce over fruit or frozen yogurt for a dessert or special snack.


  • 8 1/3 tablespoons milk (non-fat, dry, 1/2 cup + 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar (brown, packed)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Reconstitute non-fat dried milk with water. Combine reconstituted milk and cornstarch in a small saucepan and mix until cornstarch in thoroughly dissolved.
  2. Add the butter and brown sugar and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wire whisk until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Continue to boil 1 minute.
  3. Remove pan from heat and stir in vanilla. Serve warm over baked French toast, ice cream, or fruit.

Source: United States Department of Agriculture, USDA'S Collection of Nonfat Dry Milk (NDM) Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons 



Total Calories


Total Fat

2 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


6 mg


20 mg


11 g

Dietary Fiber

0 g

Total Sugars

10 g

Added Sugars included

8 g


1 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


46 mg


0 mg


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