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Butterscotch Sauce - "How to make" recipe from the Jam Jar Shop

WARNING! Once made you will never want to be without a bottle in the fridge!

butterscotch sauce
Recipe Ingredients
  • 125g/4oz butter
  • 170g/6oz soft brown sugar
  • 125g/4oz granulated sugar
  • 275g/10oz golden syrup
  • 240ml/8 fl oz double cream
  • Few drops of vanilla essence
Recipe Equipment

How to make Butterscotch Sauce


  1. Place the butter and sugars in a medium pan together with the golden syrup
  2. Heat slowly until everything has melted and the sugars dissolved
  3. Continue to heat for a further 5 mins. 
  4. Turn off the heat
  5. Gradually stir in the cream and follow with the vanilla essence
  6. Stir for a further 2-3 mins or until the sauce is absolutely smooth

Can be used immediately and served hot or cold

Will keep for several weeks in the fridge