Butterscotch Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Interest Group


 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Dark corn syrup2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Heavy cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter4 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2803 Calories from Fat 623

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109%

Saturated Fat 44.6 g223.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.2 mg

Sodium 364.2 mg15.2%

Total Carbohydrates 569 g189.7%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 457.4 g

Protein 2 g3.5%

Vitamin A 47.6% Vitamin C 0.6%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine the sugar, corn syrup, cream, and water in a heavy 3-quart saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil.
Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, to 260°, or until a little of the mixture dropped into very cold water forms a ball which is hard enough to hold its shape.
Add the butter a tablespoon at a time.
Continue cooking, stirring constantly, to 280°, or until a small amount of the mixture dropped into very cold water separates into threads which are hard but not brittle.
Pour out into well-buttered 8 x 8 x 2-inch pan.
Let stand until a light film appears on top of the candy, about 10 minutes.
Then, using a wide spatula, mark the candy into small squares.
Keep pressing along the marks so that the candy forms rounded puffs which hold a shape; then cut completely through.
Cool thoroughly, then turn out.
Break apart any candies that stick together.