Red Wine Chocolate Sauce and Sea Salt + Honey Caramel

SaucesAs the weather begins to heat up we are in the mood for cold treats—like ice cream! We love making our own ice cream sauces. Our two favorites right now are: Sea Salt and Honey Caramel Sauce, and Red Wine Chocolate Sauce. Salt and honey sauce3Salt and honey sauce1Sea Salt and Honey Caramel Sauce, makes about 1 1/2 cups.

Needed: 1 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon honey, 2 tablespoons water, 6 tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup cream (heavy cream or half and half), 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1/2 tablespoon coarse grain sea salt.

In a pot combine the sugar, honey and water and cook over medium heat. Be sure to stir the mixture as it heats up and allow this to thicken for 4-5 minutes (the sugar will just begin to darken in color). Now add in the butter, cream and vanilla and bring to a low boil. Continue to stir and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the sea salt. The sauce will thicken as it cools.Salt and honey sauce2You can store both these sauces in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks in your refrigerator. The sauces will harden when cold, just pop them in the microwave for a few seconds before serving again. Chocoalte sacue3Chocolate sauce1Red Wine Chocolate Sauce, makes about 1 cup.

Needed: 1/2 cup red wine (any kind you like or have on hand is fine!), 1 cup dark (or milk) chocolate chips, 1/4 cup light corn syrup.

In a pot simmer the wine over low/medium heat. Allow it to cook for about 8 minutes, it will reduce some. Turn the heat down and add in the chocolate and corn syrup. Whisk vigorously as things begin to melt, then remove from heat and continue whisking until every thing is well incorporated.Chocolate sauce2Have fun making your own fancy ice cream sauces! xo. emma

  • I made your red wine chocolate sauce, and used it as a filling in some red velvet cuppycakes. It was amazing!

  • I just bought vanilla Ice cream and made the caramel sauce……….I’m ready to gain 5 million pounds.

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  • Just made the sea salt and honey caramel…sooo delicious!

  • if i couldn’t find corn syrup, can i substitute it with simple syrup? thank you 😀

  • These both look so incredibly tasty. I want them right now!

  • This sounds so gooood! Is there anything you could suggest to use other than corn syrup?

  • The sea salt caramel sauce sounds divine!

    Sarah x
    www.tellhershesdreaming.com

  • I tried the red wine + chocolate one but had to sub in golden syrup for corn syrup (Australia doesn’t really do corn syrup so much…)

    Anyway, it was really easy and super delicious! Thanks for the recipe guys 🙂

  • Oh my these sound so good!

    Zoe
    http://gypsiesister.blogspot.co.uk

  • Oh wow that looks amazing!

    Val
    http://valentinaduracinsky.blogspot.com/

  • Ah, but I wish I knew how to make ice cream. It was my birthday that day.

  • WOW. Can not wait to try these sauces!! They sound absolutely delicious!

  • butter and cream on ice cream?! sounds like a recipe for death! bet it tastes good though.=)

  • Hmmmm it´s looks deliscious! Especially the sea salt and honey caramel:)

  • My mouth is watering! The sea salt and honey caramel sounds divine…I’m such a sucker for the salt and caramel combo 😉

  • These sound so good! I will have to try each for summer.

    Lauren
    llovestoshare

  • Ohh my YUM! So perfect for summer! 🙂

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  • these are gorgeous, I’m always in the mood for ice cream

  • Oh my goodness, these look amazing. I cannot wait to try the sea salt caramel. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

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  • Get in my kitchen (and then in my sundae)! This looks supremely delicious…you’ve convinced me, I’ll give it a try!

    hannah
    http://www.hitherandthitherblog.blogspot.com

  • Red wine chocolate sauce! Yes please! I may want to up the red wine portion inside of it though…another great unexpected thing on ice cream is a balsamic vinegar reduction. Just boil the vinegar until it is thick and it turns very sweet…mmmm 😀

  • Oh my gosh! Such interesting flavors! Looks amazing!
    -Miranda
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  • Oh my god – you guys always make me so hungry!

    xoxo
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  • This looks amazing, especially the red wine dark chocolate! I need to try making them.

    http://theautumnissue.com

  • Yum, definitely trying that honey one as soon as I can!

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