The best salted caramel recipes

Have you tried salted caramel yet? The hot, new trend in the food world, salted caramel is a flavour sensation that will keep your cooking fresh and original.

Salted caramel chocolate swiss roll

Have you tried salted caramel yet? The hot, new trend in the food world, salted caramel is a flavour sensation that will keep your cooking fresh and original.

Have you tried salted caramel yet? The hot new foodie trend has got our tastebuds excited! Salted caramel is a flavour sensation that will keep your cooking fresh and original.

It's as simple as it sounds, you add salt to caramel and team it with your bakes, tarts or desserts for taste that has to be tried to be believed.

Salted caramel is usually teamed with chocolate as the saltiness helps to bring out all the lovely chocolatey flavours.

So if you're tempted to try salted caramel but not sure what dish to go for, you've come to the right place. Click through our delicious salted caramel recipes to find the perfect naughty treat for you...

First on this list is this mouth-watering torte. A torte really lets the flavours do the talking. The thin biscuit layer is the only thing standing in the way of you and the delicious chocolate and salted caramel combination. Get the recipe: Salted caramel chocolate torte (opens in new tab)

Salted caramel chocolate swiss roll

Why have a plain old Swiss roll when you can have one that looks this good? A salted caramel buttercream wrapped in a rich chocolate sponge - what more do we need to say?

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Salted caramel chocolate pots

Salted caramel chocolate pots

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They may be a little bit naughty (it's probably best not to check the calorie count before making these!), but these salted caramel pots really show the flavours this delicious combination can produce. A little naughtiness once in a while isn't too bad, right?

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Salted caramel

Salted caramel

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For your first foray into salted caramel it may be best to try it on its own. The flavours work really well when drizzled on ice cream.

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Salted caramel and chocolate cupcakes

Salted caramel and chocolate cupcakes

If baking is your addiction you can blend the flavours of salted caramel into cakes or cupcakes. This recipe has a hidden salted caramel centre and a creamy caramel buttercream.

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Chocolate and salted caramel ice cream cake

Chocolate and salted caramel ice cream cake

This recipe is sure to impress! Layers of ice cream with a rich salted-caramel twist, serve this cake at the end of a dinner party for your pièce de résistance.

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Salted caramel and pretzel pancakes

Salted caramel and pretzel pancakes

Pancakes aren't just for breakfast! You can turn them into a restaurant-style dessert with a little ice cream - and salted caramel, of course! Salty pretzels bring a more intense flavour to the dish.

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Sticky toffee cupcakes with salted caramel buttercream

Sticky toffee cupcakes with salted caramel buttercream

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Toffee and caramel? This one's for those with a super sweet tooth! The lightly salted buttercream is a subtle recipe to try if you're a little scared to try salted caramel.

Get the recipe: Sticky toffee cupcakes with salted caramel buttercream (opens in new tab)

Sea salted caramels

Sea salted caramels

The flavours of salted caramel are beautiful on their own and some homemade caramel pieces really show this off. Make a big batch and give them as gifts (with a few saved for yourself, of course!).

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Chocolate and salted caramel cookies

Chocolate and salted caramel cookies

Adding caramel to a biscuit is a classic trick so why not make it salted caramel instead? We bet you can't just have one of these tasty biccies.

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Grace Walsh
Grace Walsh

Grace Walsh is a Features Writer for Goodto.com, covering breaking news health stories during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as lifestyle and entertainment topics.  She has worked in media since graduating from the University of Warwick in 2019 with a degree in Classical Civilisation and a year spent abroad in Italy. It was here that Grace caught the bug for journalism, after becoming involved in the university’s student newspaper and radio station.