I have discovered that many folks find my blog searching for Butterscotch Recipes! And that makes me super happy because butterscotch is one of my favorite flavors in all the world.
I’ve gathered all my Butterscotch posts and recipes together here, and whenever I post a new one, I will be sure to add it to this page.
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What Is Butterscotch
If you are a true fan of butterscotch, you may want to learn more about it. Where it came from, how to make it, et cetera. If so, this post is for you:
Some people confuse butterscotch and caramel. Or they think they are interchangeable flavors. I have rather strong feelings about that, so if you’re interested in learning how the two flavors differ, you’ll enjoy this post:
Done? Okay, once you have the basics of butterscotch down, you’re ready for butterscotch recipes. The first recipes are the most traditional and basic recipes for butterscotch. Then we’ll get into recipes that have butterscotch as a prominent flavor but aren’t necessarily butterscotch candy or sauce.
Butterscotch Recipes from Pastry Chef Online
Old-Fashioned Chewy Butterscotch Candy
Based on a recipe from 1848, this recipe for authentic butterscotch candy contains only 4 ingredients, is well-balanced and chewy, and is easy to make with an accurate candy thermometer.Continue Reading
Real Coffee Butterscotch Sauce
Rich, creamy and perfect over ice cream, cake or any number of desserts, this butterscotch (made with, among other things, sugar, butter, molasses and salt) is the real deal. No short cuts, not that you need any since it only takes about 10 minutes to make!Get the Recipe
Butterscotch Hard Candy Recipe
The hardest part of making butterscotch hard candy is waiting for it to cool. With a few tools and a few tips from me, you'll be making your own crunchy butterscotch candy in no time!Continue Reading
Classic Butterscotch Pudding | The Magic of Butter and Brown Sugar
This creamy old fashioned butterscotch pudding can be served as is or folded together with whipped cream for a lighter texture. Either way, the butterscotch flavor is intense and perfect.Continue Reading
Butterscotch Creme Brulee | A Decadent Twist on a Classic
As if creme brulee wasn't decadent enough already, I gave it the old butterscotch treatment! Impossibly good, and impossible to resist!Continue Reading
Stuff You Need to Make Butterscotch
Like many old-fashioned candy flavors, butterscotch has a minimal list of ingredients and isn’t really very hard to make. Still, you will still need a few things. Here is a small collection of equipment that can make your candy making life easier.
Pumpkin Butterscotch Angel Food Pudding
This pumpkin butterscotch angel food pudding is fantastic. Rich with custard but light with angel food cake, this is a wonderful ending to a big Thanksgiving meal. Find more of my butterscotch recipes. As a food blogger, I appreciate that we like to get ahead of a trend. We live our lives 3 months in […]Continue Reading
One of my favorite desperation pies, butterscotch pie is nostalgic, homey, comforting and so very tasty. I do hope you enjoy it--and if you think you don't like butterscotch, be prepared to change your mind.Get the Recipe
Butterscotch Cheesecake with Brown Sugar Meringue
This cheesecake is for serious butterscotch lovers. With brown sugar and butter in the gluten-free crust, homemade butterscotch sauce in the cheesecake batter and drizzled on top AND swoopy brown sugar meringue, this cheesecake is more butterscotch per square inch than maybe any other butterscotch dessert!Continue Reading
Irresistible Butterscotch Cake
Similar to an old fashioned southern caramel cake, this butterscotch version is for serious butterscotch lovers only.Continue Reading
Check back often, because I’ll be expanding my butterscotch recipes repertoire. If you love butterscotch like I do, you won’t want to miss it!
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