Authentic Butterscotch Sauce

Authentic Butterscotch Sauce


Servings 1
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 5
Difficulty Easy

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4.6 based on 17 ratings.


  • 1 cup Thickened Cream
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract

Nutrition Information

Qty per
352g serve
Qty per
Energy 1327cal 377cal
Protein 8.2g 2.3g
Fat (total) 16.5g 4.7g
 - saturated 12.3g 3.5g
Carbohydrate 126g 36g
 - sugars 84g 24g
Dietary Fibre 2g 0.57g
Sodium 322mg 92mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

A true Authentic Butterscotch Sauce is not poured out of a tin.

No – our Authenitc Butterscotch Sauce is made with love – and loads of butter. Perfect for a Sticky Date Pudding, over vanilla bean ice cream or even as a syrup for a delicious milkshake, butterscotch sauce is delicious and will keep in a jar in the fridge for up to two weeks.

You can use this sauce as a topping for nearly any type of cake you like.  If you serve the cake and the Butterscotch Sauce warm – it makes for the easiest and most delicious dessert!

Authentic Butterscotch Sauce


  1. Place all ingredients in a saucepan and stir over heat until sugar has dissolved.

  2. Boil for 5 minutes or until mixture is slightly reduced and has a rich brown colour.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Makes 1½ cups. Keeps well in fridge for a week.
  • Not suitable for freezing
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