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Dairy Free Vegan Caramel Sauce

This Dairy Free Vegan Caramel Sauce is quick and easy, and made with coconut milk! Perfect for ice cream, baking or anything else!
Course Dessert, Sauce
Cuisine American
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 143kcal
Author Taylor


  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 5 Tbsp Unsalted Dairy Free butter (regular butter works too if not vegan)
  • 1/2 Cup Plus 1 Tbsp Full-fat coconut milk


  • In a medium saucepan, cook the sugar over medium heat, swirling the pan every so often to make sure that the sugar is melting evenly, until the sugar is a deep golden brown color (about 5 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and whisk in the butter until melted.
  • Whisking CONSTANTLY (DO NOT STOP EVER) gradually add the coconut milk.
  • Pour the caramel through a fine strainer into a heat proof container.
  • Store, covered, in the refrigerator.
  • If the mixture gets to thick, just microwave it for a few seconds before using,


Recipe adapted from Handle the Heat


Serving: 1tbsp | Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 34mg | Sugar: 17g