Sweet Sauces

10-minute butterscotch sauce

By An Edible Mosaic

Cream of tartar is an acid used to help prevent sugar crystallization. You can use 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice instead.

Pro tip

Step 1

Add the butter to a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat. Once melted, stir in the brown sugar, salt, and cream of tartar.

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Step 2

Cook until the sugar is melted and the mixture is boiling, about 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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Step 3

Carefully add the cream (it will bubble up), and stir to combine. Let it boil for about 3 to 5 minutes until it’s thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon, stirring occasionally.

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Step 4

Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla. It's ready to use!

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Rich & velvety with a buttery vanilla brown sugar flavor and a hint of salt.