Bourbon Caramel Recipes

Bourbon caramel

Here are some of our favorite bourbon caramel recipes, just in time for fall!

Bourbon Caramel Sauce


1 cup sugar
¼ cup water
½ cup heavy cream
pinch of salt
1 tablespoon bourbon


Simmer together 1 cup sugar and ¼ cup water on medium heat for about 15 minutes or until it turns a deep amber color. Watch closely as not to let it burn.

Turn off burner and remove from heat and slowly add ½ cup heavy cream while stirring. Add pinch of salt and 1 tablespoon of favorite bourbon. We recommend Woodford Reserve or Old Forrester. Stir together for another minute. Let cool slightly and then pour into heat safe bottle or dish. Store covered in refrigerator. Bring to room temp or heat in warm water bath before serving.


Top brie with ½ cup bourbon caramel with ¼ cup each of chopped pecans, dried cherries & apples


Drizzle over ice cream, warm apple pie or bread pudding


Bourbon Caramel Milkshake

Bourbon Caramel Milkshake(Makes 2)


1 cup vanilla ice cream
1/3 cup Bourbon Caramel Sauce
1 shot favorite bourbon
3 ice cubes


Combine all ingredients until smooth. Top with whipped cream and drizzle with caramel.


Warm Caramel Apple Bourbon Cocktail

Warm Caramel Apple Bourbon Cocktail(Makes 2)


1 tablespoon Bourbon Caramel Sauce
4 ounces apple cider
4 ounces favorite bourbon


In a smal saucepan, combine all ingredients and stir to melt. Serve with a cinnamon stick.