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Butterscotch Rum Sauce

No recipe image available.Excellent over ice cream or bread pudding.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup butter
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons dark rum, or to taste
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted, if desired

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small heavy saucepan combine brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and salt. Cook mixture over medium heat, stirring, until the sugar is dissolved. Simmer without stirring for 12 minutes.
  2. Remove pan from heat and stir in cream, vanilla, lemon juice, rum, and pecans.
  3. Serve sauce warm or at room temperature. Sauce keeps for up to 2 months, refrigerated.

Makes about 1 1/3 cups.