Stout caramel sauce

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

Makes: about 350ml


315ml stout (such as Guinness)
150g light brown soft sugar
50g caster sugar
200ml double cream
25g dark chocolate
good pinch sea salt flakes 


1. Put the stout in a pan, add the sugars and bring to the boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Cook at a steady boil to reduce by half. Add the cream, chocolate and salt, stir to mix and simmer for 30 seconds more. Serve warm or at room temperature.