The best caramel for caramel rolls is cream caramel. The soft, buttery texture and rich flavor is ideal to use within the roll or as a sauce for topping.
Cream caramel goes well with caramel rolls because of its soft, chewy and dense candy texture and great flavor. While commercial cream caramel is widely available, the best choice for caramel rolls is cream caramel from your kitchen. Make cream caramel at home with a combination of brown sugar, butter, cream or milk. Combine the ingredients, and cook or stir over medium heat until blended. Use it to coat rolls before baking them, or pour it liberally over baked rolls.