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The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe is one that keeps it simple; both in the ingredients and in the instructions.

The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

The best butterscotch sauce need not be complicated at all. With just a few ingredients and only a few minutes preparation time, you may be serving this sweet, flavourful sauce more often than you think.

It’s incredible on ice cream, on old fashioned steamed puddings like out Newfoundland Molasses Raisin Pudding, and even as a decadent addition to a slice of Homemade Apple Pie

The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

The butterscotch sauce is easily reheated on the stove or in the microwave and will last for a couple of weeks in a covered container in the fridge.

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The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe
Yield: 16 servings

The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe is one that keeps it simple; both in the ingredients and in the instructions.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup real dairy butter, salted
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • pics sea salt, optional

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat and then stir in the brown sugar. The darker the brown sugar you use the deeper the flavour of your sauce. I've used a light brown sugar in this instance because I was serving it with a molasses pudding and didn't want to overpower the flavour of the dessert. To serve over Ice cream, I would likely use a dark brown sugar.
  2. Cook the brown sugar and butter until it begins to foam and then add the whipping cream, vanilla extract and salt.
  3. Bring to a slow simmer for about 7 minutes but no longer. Allow the sauce to cool completely before serving it.
  4. Store any leftover sauce in a mason jar or other sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
  5. Makes about 2 cups

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Nutrition Information

Yield

16

Serving Size

1 serving

Amount Per Serving Calories 146Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 32mgSodium 89mgCarbohydrates 12gFiber 0gSugar 12gProtein 0g

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.

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Doreen

Wednesday 5th of August 2020

Can half & half be substituted?

Antoinette

Tuesday 16th of June 2020

Hi I live in South Africa, I love cooking and recipes. Thank you so much for the beautiful butterscotch recipe I only have one question, how much (ml or grams) is a pics of sea salt?

Angela

Wednesday 10th of June 2020

This looks good and I'd love to try it. However, I'm curious what real dairy butter is. I thought all butter was real dairy. I guess I didn't realize there's different kinds of butters and wondering if this recipe needs some special type of butter.

Tammie

Tuesday 17th of March 2020

Can you please tell me what pics sea salt is???

2pots2cook

Monday 1st of April 2019

Love your recipe and truly believe simple is always the best ! Thank you !

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