You are here: Home » Recipes » Butterscotch Sauce Butterscotch Sauce Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 1 1/2 cups Prep 10 mins Cook 10 mins Keep it in the fridge to turn cake or ice cream into a special-occasion dessert. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup packed dark brown sugar1/4 cup corn syrup1/2 stick (4 tablespoons) butter2/3 cup heavy cream2 teaspoons vanilla1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional) Instructions Combine the sugar, honey, and butter in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and cook 10 minutes (without stirring) until candy thermometer registers 280F. Remove pan from heat, and stir in cream, vanilla and pecans (if using). Serve warm or chilled. Store in refrigerator up to 2 months.