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homemade salted caramel sauce in a jar

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce (Vegan + Paleo)

  • Author: thebananadiaries
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: stovetop


This healthy homemade salted caramel sauce is so incredibly silky, smooth and sweet, yet is completely vegan and Paleo! Made with dates and coconut milk, this vegan caramel sauce makes the perfect topping!


  • 16 organic pitted medjool dates
  • 1/2 cup organic coconut cream
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water, divided
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Place dates and 1/4 cup warm water into a medium saucepan and bring the water to a boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer and cover to cook for 10 minutes.
  3. When the dates have cooked, remove them from heat to cool for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Place the dates, coconut cream, vanilla extract, and sea salt into a food processor and blend until smooth.
  5. Add in the remaining water in 1/4 cup intervals until it’s a liquid caramel sauce.
  6. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.


  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp
  • Calories: 50
  • Sugar: 11
  • Sodium: 75
  • Fat: 1
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Carbohydrates: 13
  • Fiber: 1

Keywords: caramel sauce, vegan caramel sauce, salted caramel, date caramel sauce, coconut milk