My brother-in-law and sister-in-law are here for a visit this week with our two nieces.  In honour of the occasion, I fully intend on having them over for an ice cream sundae party!  At least once, probably twice because I love ice cream.  A lot.  Also, because ice cream sundae parties are so much fun with all the topping selections available!  I stopped in at Bulk Barn and picked up a bunch of fun toppings.  Along with the candies and nuts I purchased, I’m going to whip up some slow cooker caramel sauce and homemade hot fudge sauce.

I hope you enjoy this as much as we do!

Slow Cooker Caramel Sauce

You’re not going to believe this one, but this slow cooker caramel sauce (or Dulce de Leche) uses only one ingredient! (Two if you add the vanilla)  It’s so so easy to make AND eat 🙂

Here’s how to make slow cooker caramel sauce:

Slow Cooker Caramel Sauce
  • 2 cans Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 3/4 tsp Vanilla optional
  1. Transfer condensed milk to three 1/2 pint mason jars and put on the lids and rings.
  2. Place in slow cooker and cover with water. (About an inch above the jars)
  3. Cook on low for about 8 hours.
  4. Remove from water and allow to cool until the jars are room temperature.
  5. Carefully remove rings and lids.
  6. Add 1/4 tsp of vanilla to each jar (optional).
  7. Stir well until sauce is smooth.
  8. To store, replace, lid and ring and store in refrigerator for up to a month.