Keto Caramel Sauce-recipe image.

Low-Carb Caramel Sauce

This recipe makes a low-carb caramel sauce that is perfect to drizzle over ice cream or add to any dessert.  Yes, it tastes like the real thing, looks like the real thing and is gooey like the real thing, but it works for people on low-carb, keto, diabetic, Banting or Atkins diets.

Course Condiment, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword keto caramel sauce, keto caramel topping, keto ice cream topping, keto syrup, low carb caramel sauce, low carb ice cream topping, low carb syrup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 134 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher



  1. In a 2 quart sauce-pan, add water, allulose and stevia/erythritol blend. Heat over medium heat stirring constantly until sweetener is dissolved. Stop stirring and swirl pan intermittently. After mixture reaches a boil, boil for 3-4 minutes longer or until mixture becomes golden brown. Do not burn.

    Keto Caramel Sauce-dissolving the sweetener.
  2. Turn heat to low and vigorously whisk in the butter. Be careful as mixture will bubble up.
    Keto Caramel Sauce-adding the butter.
  3. Slowly add cream while whisking. Turn heat to medium low and bring mixture back to a boil. Boil mixture, stirring constantly for about 2 to 3 minutes more. Remove from heat. Add vanilla extract and salt.

    Keto Caramel Sauce-Adding the salt and vanilla.
  4. Mixture will thicken on cooling. After it cools, transfer to an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator. 

    Keto Caramel Sauce-recipe image.

Recipe Notes

For salted caramel sauce, increase salt to taste. To dissolve any crystals that settle out after refrigeration, gently heat.
Yields about 6 ounces

Nutrition Facts
Low-Carb Caramel Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 ounce)
Calories 134 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 56mg2%
Potassium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Vitamin A 600%12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.