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If you have a sweet tooth or simply love easy recipes, this praline ice cream sauce recipe will become one of your favorites next time you’re looking for a dessert for the holiday season. Just follow the simple steps to make this delicious easy praline sauce recipe and take your homemade pralines to the next level.
Beautifully wrap up your homemade sauce with these printable tags. Download, and print in color on white cardstock. Cut out the tag and attach it with a bit of ribbon or twine.
I found this recipe years ago (in a magazine but can’t remember which one) and I must warn you, it is so yummy and addictive! The best part about this pecan praline sauce is that it is made in the microwave, so it is fast and simple and makes a great edible homemade holiday gift. This decadent sauce is also the perfect topping for a French vanilla ice cream.
Continue reading to get the easy praline recipe!
1 1/4 cups chopped pecans
7 Tablespoons butter (divided)
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
3 Tablespoons flour
3/4 cup light corn syrup
2/3 cup evaporated milk
Makes 3 cups of sauce.
Place chopped pecans in a microwave dish with 3 Tablespoons of butter. Melt butter and cook with the pecans for 8 – 10 minutes, stirring twice. Watch the pecans closely to not burn them.
In another microwave safe bowl (I use a glass batter bowl because it has a lip for pouring) place remaining butter and heat until melted. Whisk in brown sugar, flour, and light corn syrup until blended. Cook on high 6-8 minutes, stirring twice, until the sugar is dissolved.
Add in 2/3 cup evaporated milk and the pecans, stir well with a plastic or wooden spoon.
Pour into a mason jar (or multiple, depending on how many gifts you’re giving).
Last step: Add a tag and bow and you have made some sweet little gifts! Consider packaging with a cool ice cream scoop (homemade ice cream would be even more delicious if you have an ice cream maker) to make it extra special. Put instructions on the back of the tag to keep sauce refrigerated and to reheat in low heat in the microwave to pour over ice cream.
If eating immediately after the main meal, let it cool down to room temperature before.
YUM! Isn’t this praline sauce recipe so easy? You can add it to your apple pie, bread pudding, or with a small amount of cream. It’s become my favorite way to garnish my desserts!