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Salted Caramel Ice Cream

The best homemade salted caramel ice cream in the world! The perfect salty-sweet combination.
Course Ice Cream
Cuisine Italian
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey


  • 1/4 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 3 cups Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup Whole Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Salt


  1. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, over medium-high heat, add sugar and lemon juice Add the sugar 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon. Let it dissolve before adding the next 1/2 cup.
  2. Once the sugar is completely dissolved and melted, stir in the butter. Use a whisk and back away since the sugars may splatter.
  3. After the butter is completely melted, reduce heat to medium-low and slowly whisk in heavy cream and whole milk.  Remove from heat and pour mixture into a bowl to chill in the refrigerator. Let chill for 1 to 2 hours.
  4. When the mixture is chilled, stir in sea salt.  Pour into ice cream maker and make according to ice cream machine instructions.
  5. Once ice cream is done, transfer in a freezer safe container. Cover tightly and freezer until the ice cream is firm at least 4 hours. Overnight is ideal.
  6. *Adapted from Molly Moo's Ice Cream Shop Cookbook