Thursday, July 25, 2013

Vegan Caramel Sauce

Vegan Caramel Sauce
Whether the winter or the summer, we love to enjoy caramel. We enjoy it in everything from ice cream to baked goods. A very decadent treat that makes any dish just a little more special while enjoying it. This recipe shows you how to take a worldwide treat and turn it vegan for your enjoyment. Whether you want to enjoy it topped on your sundae, made special for holidays or events, or just to put in your coffee. Your family is going to love this homemade treat from scratch, easy and satisfying. This will add a little bit of sweet into your life and show you that vegans can have everything and then some in the food world. Delish, luscious, sweet, salty, and oh so sticky...you are sure to want to lick the spoon every time! Enjoy!

Vegan Caramel Sauce

Ingredients

-1/2 cup whole fat canned coconut milk
-2 cups brown sugar
-1/2 cups corn syrup (other syrups can be used instead if desired)
-1 teaspoons salt
-1 cup vegan butter or margarine, 2 sticks
-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Bring sugar, coconut milk, syrup, and vegan butter to a boil in a medium-large heavy saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly. 

Vegan Butter
Sauce Ingredients Combined
Sauce Ingredients Combined
Sauce Ingredients Whisked Together
Once it is simmering and the ingredients have dissolved. Add the baking soda, remove from heat and keep stirring! The mixture will foam up, keep stirring until you achieve a smooth texture.

Ready to Boil Sauce
Once settled and baking soda incorporated, whisk in vanilla. 

Sauce with Added Vanilla
(After Froth)
This mixture can also be made ahead of time. Let stand at room temperature until cooled. Place in a container and store in the fridge until ready to use. To serve, rewarm gently before using. Enjoy!

Ready to Serve

-Amy