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Butterscotch Candy Recipe This is an extremely simple recipe using only three ingredients for butterscotch candy.

Butterscotch Candy


  • 1 lb Light Brown sugar
  • pint Water
  • 2 oz Unsalted butter


Place the sugar and water in a large heavy-based saucepan, with a sugar thermometer attached, and heat gently until dissolved. Then bring to the boil until the temperature reaches the soft crack stage 270 F This is normally tested by droping a little of the syrup into cold water and it separates into hard but not brittle threads. Add the butter a little at a time, stirring until completely dissolved before adding any more.

Pour into a greased 7 inch square tin and allow to cool and set. Mark into squares when almost set then when set, break along the marked lines. Store in an airtight container.

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