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Butterscotch Dessert Sauce

Categories: Quick to fix, Sweet
Type: Sauces

Rich and buttery, this sauce is a hit with young and old

Prep Time: prep 5 mins

Cooking Time: cook 5 mins

Serves: makes just over 1 cup


  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 2 / 3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • scant 1 cup heavy cream
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  1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir in the sugar and cook, stirring often, until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Pour in the cream and stir until well combined and glossy. Increase the heat and boil gently, whisking, for 2 minutes, until thickened slightly. Remove from the heat and allow the sauce to cool. Serve warm or cold.
  • prep 5 mins; cook 5 mins

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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