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Old Fashioned Butterscotch Sauce Recipe

User Rating 3 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


This old fashioned butterscotch sauce is made with corn syrup, brown sugar, evaporated milk, butter, and vanilla.

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 1 minute

Total Time: 2 minutes


  • 1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


In a medium saucepan combine sugar, syrup, and butter. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and mixture comes to a full rolling boil. Allow to boil, without stirring, for exactly 1 minute. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. In another bowl or large measuring cup, combine evaporated milk, baking soda, and vanilla. Stir into the slightly cooled sauce. Pour into jars, cover, and refrigerate. Place jar in a pan of warm water to reheat.
Makes 2 cups of butterscotch sauce.

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 1 out of 5
, Member EllieHanson

Extremely mild, watery, and completely blah. Can't boil down the evap. milk in order to 'fix'.

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