Who remembers or even cares when it happened, but salted caramel started making its way into our hearts and bellies sometime within the last few years and is now the star of many delicious desserts that make your mouth water with its savory sweetness. Here are some amazingly decadent dessert recipes featuring salted caramel that will leave you wanting more. Which one is your favorite?
1) Salted Caramel Mocha + Nutella Brownies
These might be the most decadent brownies ever. And it might be hard to avoid an overdose of this gooey, chocolatey, salted caramel-ly goodness.
Find the recipe here: Half Baked Harvest
2) Salted Caramel Macarons
Chewy macaron shells are filled with a homemade salted caramel sauce.
3) Salted Caramel Pot de Creme
Here is a perfectly elegant dessert with a lovely creamy texture and all the goodness of salted caramel.
Find the recipe here: the view from great island
4) Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart
This tart is beautifully rich and incorporates a salted caramel filling into the crumbly, chocolate crust in the best way possible.
Find the recipe here: Home Cooking Adventure
5) Salted Caramel and Chocolate Pecan Pie Bar
This recipe is a great take on blondies for a delicious dessert with a nice crunch. Add a scoop of ice cream or dollop of whipped cream for a perfect creamy accent.
Find the recipe here: add a pinch
6) Pillow Cheesecake With Salted Butter Caramel Sauce
This dessert is rich and creamy and the perfect decadent treat. A rich cheesecake filling sits on top of a chocolate shortbread crust and is topped with a salted caramel topping.
Find the recipe here: Tartelette
7) Salted Caramel Buttermilk Brown Sugar Muffins
You can definitely sneak these in as a breakfast dessert. Or an anytime of day dessert. Theses tender buttermilk muffins have a caramel flavor and then get an extra dose of sweetness with a caramel sauce on top.
Find the recipe here: Averie Cooks
8) Salted Caramel Layer Cake
This is a beautiful, decadent dessert with layers of brown sugar cake and savory-sweet salted caramel filling.
Find the recipe here: javacupcake
9) Salted Caramel Donuts
If you've been saving up for a cheat day, this is the perfect dish to indulge in. Fluffy donuts are stuffed with a salted caramel sauce and dusted with powdered sugar.
Find the recipe here: The Sugar Hit
10) Salted Caramel Fudge
This dessert is great for packaging and sending as a gift or the perfect thing to have around the house to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Find the recipe here: baking = love