This sweet, gooey sauce is packed with coffee flavor that’s delicious paired with pound cake or ice cream.
Game plan: For a slacker solution, buy high-quality caramel sauce and whisk in strong espresso or coffee-flavored liqueur.
This recipe was featured as part of both our Valentine’s Day menu and our Family-Friendly Party Done Right photo gallery.
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon water
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1Combine cream and espresso powder in a medium bowl and whisk until powder is dissolved; set aside.
- 2Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and stir to combine. Place over medium-high heat, bring to a boil, and let cook undisturbed until amber in color, about 5 minutes. Immediately add butter and stir to incorporate.
- 3Remove from heat and whisk in cream mixture and salt until smooth.
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