Place the sugar and water in a saucepan and stir over low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and cook for about 10 minutes without stirring until the syrup begins to turn a caramel colour
Stir in the butter, then the cream and salt
Pour into hot sterilised jars and seal, then cool to room temperature. Store in the fridge for upto 1-2 weeks
Tips & Hints:
Makes approximately 350ml.
Give jars of this decadent spread away as gifts, simply wrap with ribbon and write some serving and storage suggestions on the gift tag. For a peanut brittle flavoured spread stir in 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter with the cream.
Salted Caramel Spread is great for pancakes, toast or for icing cakes. Warm spread gently in the microwave and serve as a sauce on chocolate pudding, plum pudding or sticky date pudding, it also makes a delicious caramel fudge sundae when served with ice cream. For a simple dessert pour warmed sauce over a warm brownie and top with ice cream!