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Homemade vegan caramel sauce

Homemade Vegan Caramel Sauce

dessert, vegan, gluten-free

Course Dessert
Keyword caramel sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes


  • 3 Tablespoons coconut oil or vegan butter*
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or maple sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed coconut milk**
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract gluten free
  • 2 pinches sea salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle boil over medium heat. Whisk while gently boiling for exactly one minute.

  2. Carefully remove from stove and let cool before placing in a sealed glass container or a BPA free squirt bottle.

  3. Store countertop for several weeks.

Recipe Notes

*Option to substitute grass-fed butter for a non-vegan version.

**If you can't find sweetened condensed coconut milk at the store, make your own: Homemade Vegan Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk.