Sweet, gooey caramel takes a starring role in these finger-licking dessert recipes, from gooey peanut butter cakes to classic crème caramel.
Caramel Apple Cheesecake
Make the most of fall’s apple season with this mouth-watering cheesecake: caramelized apples and toasted walnuts sit atop a creamy, cheesy layer. The best part? The generous drizzle of caramel sauce for added sweetness and a touch of decadence.
Warm Caramel-Centred Lava Cookies
An ooey-gooey surprise is discovered upon biting into this caramel-centred cookie complemented by a spicy cinnamon dough exterior. A cup of coffee or tea, or a glass of milk is recommended to accompany these sweet treats.
Chocolate Chip Caramel Ice Cream Sundae
This recipe kicks your average sundae up a few notches. Serve a giant scoop of ice cream on a chunky chocolate chip cookie base, and drizzle with hot fudge and caramel sauce. Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream and a cherry, and you’ve got a fun dessert that’s sure to please a crowd.
Peanut Butter Caramel Swirled Brownies
These decadent fudgy brownies are simply irresistible: chocolate and espresso powder are perfectly balanced by a sweet, creamy peanut butter and caramel mixture.
Caramel Apple Jalousie
With fall comes dishes with apples and warm spices, and you can enjoy both with this delicious strudel-style dessert. Caramelized apples are tossed with brown sugar, cinnamon and toffee bits, then wrapped in a flaky and buttery puff pastry shell baked until golden brown.
Coconut Caramel Sandwich Cookies
Sweet coconut milk, creamy caramel and fragrant pandan leaves flavour the jam sandwiched between two crisp cookies. This recipe creates more than enough to fill the cookies so you’ll have leftovers to spread on toast, drizzle over ice cream or fill a tart.
Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Spicy Caramel Apple Sauce and Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise
This classic dessert gets a fall-inspired twist: delicious pumpkin bread is dunked into a creamy vanilla custard spiked with maple syrup and a hint of bourbon. Allow the bread to soak up the custard before baking, then spoon over the crème Anglaise and spiced caramel apple sauce before serving.
Warm Peanut Butter Cookie Cakes
These rich peanut butter cakes hold a delicious surprise — a warm, gooey caramel centre that oozes out when you dig in. A perfect make-ahead dessert for any party!
Brown Butter Cranberry Gingerbread Cakes
Sweet and tart cranberries balance the spiced gingerbread cake in a treat that’s perfect for fall. But the star of the show is the rich brown butter caramel sauce that glazes the dessert and is soaked up by the spongy cake.
Chocolate Covered Caramel Bars
Crunchy, buttery shortbread is topped with caramel and coated in rich, creamy chocolate. Tempering the chocolate beforehand will give the finished chocolate bar a beautiful satin sheen.
Baked Apple Crème Brûlée
Impress your guests with this deceptively simple twist on crème brûlée: sweet, creamy custard is topped with a layer of sugar and caramelized to golden-brown perfection.