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Easy Coconut Caramel Sauce

This is an easy and unbelievably good coconut caramel sauce.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 151kcal


  • 170 g (0.75 cup) unsalted butter
  • 210 g (1.25 cups) light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) full fat coconut milk or more to your taste
  • 1 tsp coconut extract


  • Combine the butter, sugar, water and salt in a sauce pan, over medium heat and mix until the butter has melted.
  • Bring the mix to the boil and then boil for 5 mins stirring occasionally.
  • Switch off the heat and mix in the coconut milk and coconut extract.
  • Let the caramel sauce rest for at least 15 mins as it thickens upon standing.
  • Drizzle over everything.


Add in more coconut milk if you prefer a thinner coconut caramel sauce.
Verly slightly adapted from Carlsbad cravings.


Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.4mg