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Butterscotch Candy

Butterscotch candies

Introduction to Butterscotch Candy

Crafting Sweet Memories at Home

Indulge your sweet tooth with the delightful taste of homemade Butterscotch Candy. In this recipe, we’ll guide you through the process of creating these delectable sweets that are sure to transport you to a world of caramelized bliss. Learn the art of crafting these classic treats right in your own kitchen.

Gathering the Ingredients

Simple Ingredients, Heavenly Flavors

Before diving into the recipe, it’s essential to gather the key ingredients that make those candies a beloved treat. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Sugar: The main component that brings sweetness to your candy.
  • Butter: Provides that rich, creamy flavor essential for the perfect butterscotch taste.
  • Glucose Syrup: Adds a smooth texture and helps prevent crystallization.
  • Heavy Cream: Infuses the candy with a luxurious and velvety consistency.
  • Water: A crucial element for melting the ingredients together.

Making Butterscotch Candy from Scratch

Mastering the Art of Candy-Making

Creating Butterscotch Candy from scratch is an art that requires precision and a dash of love. Follow these simple steps to craft your own irresistible Butterscotch Candy:

Step 1: Melting the Glucose Syrup and Sugar | Begin by placing a pot over medium heat and adding the glucose syrup and water. Stir until the glucose syrup melts. Next, add the sugar and continue to stir until it completely melts. This forms the sweet and caramelized base of your Butterscotch Candy.

Step 2: Incorporating the Heavy Cream | Gradually, add the heavy cream to the mixture while stirring constantly. This step is crucial for achieving the creamy texture that defines Butterscotch Candy.

Step 3: Adding the Butter | To infuse that signature butterscotch flavor, add the butter and stir until it melts and blends seamlessly with the other ingredients. The aroma will fill your kitchen.

Step 4: Cutting Your Butterscotch Candy | Transfer the mixture to a baking dish lined with parchment paper and allow it to cool thoroughly. Now, you can cut your candies into the desired shapes. Whether you prefer classic squares or fun and whimsical forms, the choice is yours. The result is a batch of irresistible homemade Butterscotch Candy, ready to delight your taste buds.

Serve and Enjoy Your Homemade Candies

Savor the Sweetness

With your candies ready, it’s time to savor the fruits of your labor. Share these delightful candies with loved ones or keep them as your own sweet secret. The joy of creating these classic sweets at home is unparalleled, and the taste is pure perfection. It’s not just a treat; it’s a memory in the making.

Butterscotch Hard Candy

Butterscotch Hard Candy

Recipe by George Zolis
5.0 from 1 vote

Indulge in nostalgia and sweet perfection with our homemade Butterscotch Candy recipe. With just a few simple ingredients, you can craft these classic treats in the comfort of your own kitchen. The rich, creamy flavor of butterscotch, combined with the velvety texture of heavy cream, creates a mouthwatering candy that’s simply irresistible. Share these delightful candies with friends and family or keep them as your own secret indulgence. Crafting Butterscotch Candy is more than a recipe; it’s the creation of cherished memories and the pure joy of savoring homemade goodness in every bite.

Course: Snacks, DessertCuisine: EnglishDifficulty: Easy


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  • 400 g 14 oz Sugar

  • 90 g 3.2 oz Butter

  • 60 g 2.1 oz Glucose Syrup

  • 400 g 14 oz Heavy Cream

  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp Water

Recipe directions

  • Place a pot over medium heat. Add the glucose syrup, water and stir until the glucose syrup melts.
  • Next add the sugar and stir until the sugar melts.
  • Gradually, add the heavy cream while stirring until the cream incorporates into the mixture.
  • Add the butter and stir until the butter melts.
  • Transfer the mixture to a baking dish, lined with parchment paper.
  • Set it aside to cool thoroughly.
  • Cut into the desired shape.

Nutrition Facts

80 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 3g 5%
    • Saturated Fat 1.9g 5%
  • Cholesterol 10mg 4%
  • Sodium 9mg 1%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 6mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 6.3g 2%
    • Sugars 6.1g
  • Protein 0.1g 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Vitamin D 4%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.