This creamy dairy free caramel is a great topping for caramel apples and desserts of all kinds! If you’re a fan of caramel but you have to eat dairy free, you know it can be difficult to find dairy free caramel options. This caramel is vegan, plant-based and date-based. Whether you’re vegan, dairy free or simply seeking a healthier alternative, this caramel option will satisfy your sweet tooth! Plus, it is so easy to make and only needs a few ingredients and a few minutes of your time!
Why You’ll Love This Dairy Free Caramel
It is creamy and delicious!
This caramel only uses a few ingredients.
This recipe is so easy to make!
It is kid-friendly!
This caramel is perfect for anyone with a milk allergy, lactose intolerance or anyone who follows a dairy free diet in general.
It is allergy-friendly.
This sauce is super versatile and can be used for many things!
All you need to make this dairy free caramel is a high speed blender.
Dates: I love using Joolies Dates because they are super plump and fresh! If you use my discount code LESSWITHLAUR you can get 15% off their website!
Plant-Based Milk: I like to use coconut milk or almond milk here, but feel free to use any plant-based milk you desire!
Vanilla: This gives the caramel a delicious and rich flavor. If you have issues with histamine, be sure to use a non-alcoholic vanilla extract or vanilla beans.
Cinnamon: I love the warm flavor that cinnamon gives this recipe! If you have issues with histamine, trying subbing out the cinnamon for cardamom instead.
Salt: My favorite salt is Redmond’s Real Salt because it is high-quality and made with zero fillers. If you use my discount code LESSWITHLAUR you can get 15% off their website.
How to Make Dairy Free Caramel
Combine the ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until creamy. That’s it! So easy.
Feel free to store this dairy free caramel for 5 days in the refrigerator.
What should I use this caramel for?
I love using it to make apple nachos, caramel apples, caramel apple charcuterie boards and other fun desserts like my apple crisp bars!
Is this recipe nut free?
This recipe can be made nut free if you use a nut free milk!
Be sure to try these dairy free desserts next:
Dairy Free Caramel
- 15 medjool dates
- 3/4 cup plant-based milk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- Dash salt
- Combine ingredients in blender.
- That’s it! Enjoy!