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butterscotch sauce drizzled over icecream

Easy Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

Isabel Laessig
4 ingredients, 5 minutes - our homemade Butterscotch Sauce recipe is easy, quick, and perfect for topping your favorite dessert recipes!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 4 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cup
Calories 756 kcal


  • Small sauce pan


  • 2 Tbsp. butter unsalted
  • cup light brown sugar
  • cup heavy cream
  • 1 pinch sea salt


  • Combine 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, ⅓ cup light brown sugar, and ⅓ cup heavy cream in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir until the butter melts and the ingredients are fully combined.
    Ingredients to make butterscotch sauce in a pot
  • Turn the heat down to medium-low and simmer for 4 minutes. Once 4 minutes is up, remove from heat and stir in a pinch of sea salt. Let cool before serving, and enjoy!
    Butterscotch sauce in a spoon over a jar of sauce


Calories: 756kcal
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