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pumpkin syrup caramel

Pumpkin Caramel

This pumpkin caramel combines your favorite fall flavors. Drizzle it over a pumpkin pie, ice cream or use it as a dip for apple slices.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword caramel, pumpkin, sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 cups


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp coarse sea salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • tsp ground ginger
  • tsp ground nutmeg
  • 6 tbsp butter room temperature
  • cup milk
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tbsp pumpkin puree not pie filling


  • Add the sugar to a heavy saucepan and cook over medium heat.
  • Whisking constantly - cook until the sugar starts to clump & turns a golden amber color - being careful not to let it burn.
  • Remove from the heat & carefully add the butter, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Stir well.
  • Return to the heat & slowly add the milk, sweetened condensed milk and pumpkin puree.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat & allow to cool for about 5 minutes before transferring to a couple of sterile jars.
  • Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or in the freezer for 1 month.