Agave Caramel Sauce (Naturally Gluten Free)

Agave nectar/syrup is a perfect way to lower your sugar intake slightly. It affects your blood sugar slower than granulated sugar. This naturally gluten free, agave caramel sauce is now a less guilty pleasure. Top ice cream and other desserts as well as fill candy. Enjoy!

Agave Caramel Sauce


Yield: Makes about 1 1/4 cups.

Agave Caramel Sauce

A creamy, buttery, caramel sauce that can be made thicker to use as caramel in candy, or as is to top and fill gluten free desserts.


  • 1 cup amber (dark) agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 10 Tablespoons cold unsalted butter


  1. Add the agave nectar, cream and salt to a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring it to a boil and boil about 4 1/2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove the mixture from the heat and stir in the butter.
  3. Pour the caramel sauce into a heatproof container and allow it to cool.
  4. Top your favorite desserts or use as a filling. Refrigerate leftovers covered and reheat in microwave on a low temperature.


To make chewy agave caramel the consistency of candy use half the amount of butter.

5 Replies to “Agave Caramel Sauce (Naturally Gluten Free)”

  1. This came out pretty good. I used light agave because it’s what I had on hand, and it’s missing that deep caramel flavor, so do try to use dark agave as recommended.

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