Hops Salted Caramel Sauce
Showcasing the enigmatic flavors of hops in a hops salted caramel sauce. Hop heads and salted caramel fans rejoice! You can whip this one up in less than 10 minutes. Drizzle over ice cream, fruit, cake, baked goods. Use as a dip for fruit or even cheese. Use your imagination. Pair with IPA, pale ale, stout.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 8 oz
- 1 stick unsalted butter
- 1 cup brown sugar if you use light, the sauce will be lighter; dark for a darker sauce
- 4 tbps of regular whipping cream not heavy whipping cream
- hops salt to taste recommended at least 1/2 tsp; make your own hops salt in no time https://www.craftbeering.com/how-to-make-hop-salt/
In a sauce pan over medium heat combine the butter, brown sugar and cream.
Stir until smooth and bring to simmer.
Let simmer for 4 mins.
Turn off heat and sprinkle with the hops salt.
Stir and remove from stove, let cool off and thicken for a few minutes.
When it is comfortable to the touch, taste it and add more hops salt if desired.
Stir and transfer to an air tight glass container or use right away (drizzle, use as a glaze, even eat straight with a spoon:)
Store in refrigerator and warm up in a water bath or in the microwave for a few seconds before next use. (Note: this is a small enough batch to where this may not be necessary)