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caramel sauce on spoon over bowl filled with caramel sauce
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Vegan Caramel Sauce

This simple vegan caramel sauce recipe has three ingredients! It’s so easy to make and takes about 5 minutes start to finish! It’s a creamy, sweet, caramel-y topping for all your favorite desserts!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dessert, sauces
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 81kcal
Author: Alison Corey


  • ½ cup coconut cream use the thick cream at the top of the can
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp almond butter or other creamy nut butter
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt


  • Melt coconut cream in small saucepan on medium-high heat.
    coconut cream melting in saucepan
  • Add maple syrup. Whisk together until combined. Add nut butter and salt. Whisk continuously until sauce comes to a simmer. Remove from heat.
    vegan caramel sauce in saucepan
  • Sauce will thicken as it cools. Use immediately, or store in the refrigerator to use later for up one week.
    thick caramel sauce on spoon over bowl



  • Sub coconut milk if you don't have coconut cream.
  • Use coconut sugar if you don't have maple syrup.
  • Store in the refrigerator in a glass container.
  • Stir together before using again.
  • Warm in the microwave for a few seconds if you prefer a warm sauce.


Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg