Butterscotch Sauce

Butterscotch Sauce


"It's a butterscotch sauce!"


30 m servings 168 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 63 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine egg, sugar, corn syrup, water and butter. Cook, stirring occasionally, until butter melts, sugar dissolves and mixture is thick and smooth.
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  1. 14 Ratings


This sauce is wonderful if you TEMPER the egg. Heat all of the ingredients (minus the egg) until the sugar dissolves, beat the egg in another bowl, add the hot sugar mixture while whisking. Add ...

I tried this and it is excellent. I had no trouble with the egg as I cooked the sauce in a double boiler and used a whisk to stir it while cooking.

This recipe was very good. My Kids loved it on Ice Cream. The left overs keep well in the frig. No lumps or egg chunks for me, I cooked it on low and took my time.

Delicious! I was looking for something to put over bread pudding, and this was excellent! I had no trouble getting it to mix and get smooth.

For those people with egg floating & cooking, etc., you need to find out how to "temper" the egg. This is a process that must be done, when making certain sauces, custards, cream pies or puddin...

I used heavy cream instead of the egg and used Golden Syrup instead of Corn Syrup as I can't get it where I live. The sauce doesn't thicken till it starts to cool down so don't over cook it. Min...

I didn't like that I had to strain the butterscotch several times, because no matter when I put the egg in or how much I beat the egg, it cooked. It was awful to see the egg whites and yolk flo...

This is an excellent butterscotch sauce! Very yummy!

I don't know what I did wrong, but the sauce didn't thicken up. I turned up the heat a little thinking it wasn't hot enough to thicken, and the egg started to cook. Little bits of it were floati...