The Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration on January 21, 2013 presented by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

Maple Caramel Sauce

Served at the Inaugural Luncheon, 2013


  • 4 ounces butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup, dark amber


  1. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add sugar and salt.

  2. Cook, stirring constantly, until sugar is completely dissolved, then adjust heat to medium and boil 2 minutes longer.

  3. Add maple syrup and boil, stirring frequently, until sauce is thick, smooth, and coats a spoon, 2 to 4 minutes longer. Remove from heat and hold warm for serving.

Additional Information

  • Course: