Spirited Butterscotch Sauce Recipe
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
- 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup heavy cream or heavy whipping cream
- Pinch of salt
- 1 tablespoon Scotch, brandy, or dark rum or 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- Combine the butter, brown sugar, cream, and salt in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 1 hour.
- Add the Scotch, whisking until well blended and heated through. Serve warm. You may keep the sauce warm on LOW for up to 1 hour before serving. If made in advance, store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Excerpted from Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Recipes for Entertaining, by Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann. © 2007, used by permission from The Harvard Common Press.
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