Homemade Ingredients Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce 4.47 from 58 votes Create a Profile! × Please sign up to save your favorite recipes Sign Up Already have an account? Sign In Jump To Recipe Save Recipe With this make ahead recipe for Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce your desserts will go from good to outstanding, effortlessly. By Gemma Stafford | December 18, 2017 | 34 Last updated on October 15, 2019 This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure for details. Hi Bold Bakers! This Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce is the perfect example of a make ahead sauce, which will take basic desserts from good to truly great in an instant! This is one of my favorite tricks for entertaining around the Holidays or any time of year. I love to be prepared, like a good girl scout. Or at least a Bold Baker! It would be great to always have enough time to bake something from scratch but that just isn’t always realistic. This is especially true around Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s celebrations. Let this Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce be your savior. Not only will the addition of this rich sauce make you look like a star but it will save you from fussing over a tricky dessert. I love this Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce heated up and drizzled over big scoops of vanilla or chocolate ice cream, or served with fruits and donut holes, like I did for my Dessert Fondue! This sauce is so simple to make yet the options are endless! To make this classically sweet, salty and rich sauce all you do is combine brown sugar, cream and salt and in a saucepan. After a quick simmer you have a decadent, golden butterscotch sauce. Keep a batch of this in the fridge and I promise you, my Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce is going to be there to save the day time and time again! Try These Recipes! Vegan Caramel SauceBlue Cheese Compound ButterHow To Make Chocolate Compound ButterSun-Dried Tomato Compound Butter Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce Recipe 4.47 from 58 votes Print Recipe Add to Favorites Loading… With this make-ahead recipe for Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce your desserts will go from good to outstanding, effortlessly. Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 10 -12 Caramel Less than 30 Minutes Limited Ingredients Saucepan Stovetop Prep Time 5 minsCook Time 15 minsTotal Time 20 mins With this make-ahead recipe for Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce your desserts will go from good to outstanding, effortlessly. Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 10 -12 Ingredients ⅔ cup (5floz/142ml) cream4 tablespoons (2oz/57g) butter½ cup (3oz/85g) dark brown sugar½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional) Instructions Combine all ingredients (except the vanilla and salt) in a heavy bottomed pot.Over low heat cook until the sugar has dissolved, do not boil.Bring the sauce to a simmer for 3-4 minutesTake off the heat and whisk in the salt and vanilla extract.Serve warm or store in the fridge for up to 8 weeks.