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Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce - Keep this sauce in the back of your fridge for dessert emergencies!!!
Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

With this make-ahead recipe for Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce your desserts will go from good to outstanding, effortlessly.

Course: Ingredient
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 -12
Author: Gemma Stafford
  • cup (5floz/142ml) cream
  • 4 tablespoons (2oz/57g) butter
  • ½ cup (3oz/85g) dark brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  1. Combine all ingredients (except the vanilla and salt) in a heavy bottomed pot.
  2. Over low heat cook until the sugar has dissolved, do not boil.
  3. Bring the sauce to a simmer for 3-4 minutes
  4. Take off the heat and whisk in the salt and vanilla extract.
  5. Serve warm or store in the fridge for up to 8 weeks.