Also known as "I want Butterscotch Day", this day celebrates our obsession with butterscotch! This delicious confection made of butter and brown sugar has become a favorite that is similar to caramel flavor.
All About Butterscotch
Butterscotch is a flavor that has been enjoyed by people for centuries. The first recorded mention of this flavor was in the 1700s. Butterscotch is a mix of sugar, butter, and cream, and it is often used in desserts, cookies and sauces.
Butterscotch is a flavor that is often confused with caramel. The main difference between these flavors is that butterscotch contains butter, while caramel does not. Butterscotch also has a stronger flavor than caramel. Caramel is often used as a topping on ice cream, cheesecake, pies or other desserts, while butterscotch is more commonly used in baking and in sauces.
Here is a basic Butterscotch Sauce Recipe
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup corn syrup
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Combine the brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, and cream in a saucepan over medium heat.
2. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Stir in vanilla extract and serve.
Butterscotch sauce can be drizzled over different desserts such as ice cream, cheesecake and pie.
How to Celebrate Butterscotch Day
If you are a fan of butterscotch, today is the day to have some fun in your food choices, drink choices and baking.
Bake with Butterscotch
-Get some Butterscotch chips and bake some cookies
-Add butterscotch chips to brownies for a butterscotch brownie
-Create your own fun butterscotch recipe and share
Add Butterscotch sauce to Everything today!
-Make it a full butterscotch day by vowing to add butterscotch sauce to everything you eat. Have a fun with friends and family and see how butterscotch tastes with your everyday meals!
Get your favorite butterscotch drink
-Try Starbucks Smoked Butterscotch Latte
-Buy a butterscotch flavored soda
-Make a Homemade Harry Potter Butterbeer
-Try making your own butterscotch flavored mixed drinks
How Butterscotch Day Unites People
Nothing brings people together like sweet treats and common love of foods! If you love butterscotch, today is the day to share your love with others and indulge in the flavor!