1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup whipping cream
Combine sugar and water in a heavy saucepan. Heat the pan slowly, swirling the pan to dissolve the granules as the sugar becomes a liquid. Do not stir with a spoon, Cook the syrup covered for one minute; uncover and continue until it begins to darken.
Take the pan off the heat when it is a light tan color. Stir in the butter and slowly add the cream over low heat until the mixture is smooth. Pour into a glass container.
Store the sauce in the refrigerator between uses. Reheat in a microwave on medium power for a minute or more