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Mama Mae’s Salted Caramel Recipe

Picture of Mama Mae's Salted Caramel Recipe. Picture by SayItWithYawie.com

Ever wanted to boost the taste of your cakes? If yes, our salted caramel recipe is for you.

This salted caramel recipe can be used as a filling, drizzle or to make help make the most delicious salted caramel buttercream you will ever taste. Try it today!


150ml Water
250g Caster Sugar
250ml Double Cream
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
4 Pinches of Salt (or more, until you are happy with the taste)


  • Add the water and sugar to a saucepan and boil the mixture until it turns a rich amber colour. If you notice sugar crystals forming on the sides of the saucepan while waiting for it to caramelise, clean down the sides of your saucepan with a wet brush.
  • Once your mixture has turned amber, remove it from the stove. Add the vanilla extract to your cream and steadily pour both into the sugar mixture. Stir continuously until it is well combined.
  • Add your salt, stir well and leave it to cool in a glass or heat proof container. And that’s it, you have just made Mama Mae’s Salted Caramel.

Mama Mae’s Salted Caramel – The Recipe/Process

Pictured: Our Finished Batch of Salted Caramel

Please remember to view our gallery page to see examples of how we used this salted caramel recipe in our actual cakes. Moreover, if you would like to taste our version, please remember you can – by clicking here to order a Mama Mae’s treat today!