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annhatch Mar 11, 2007 01:59 PM

I am avid butterscotch dessert maker, but I am getting tired of having to buy butterscotch morsels and candy.
I have found good recipes for makng butterscotch candy, but can't seem to find any recipes on how to make butterscotch morsels.
Does anyone have any recipes for it or where I could find a recipe.
Thank you,
annhatch

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    coconutz RE: annhatch Mar 11, 2007 02:52 PM

    It seems to me that this is an industrially processed product and not just something that started out as a homemade product that a company learned how to manufacture.

    1. Kitchen Queen RE: annhatch Mar 11, 2007 08:18 PM

      I would LOVE to see butterscotch ice cream! Any such thing exist?

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        bryan RE: Kitchen Queen Mar 11, 2007 09:52 PM

        I've seen ice cream with a butterscotch swirl. But butterscotch ice cream... drool.

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          Kitchen Queen RE: bryan Mar 11, 2007 10:14 PM

          Yeah!

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          sugarbuzz RE: Kitchen Queen Mar 12, 2007 06:04 PM

          take your favorite vanilla ice cream recipe. omit the vanilla bean. Reduce the sugar amount by 1/2-1 cup. Replace 2/3 of the reduced amount of sugar with brown sugar. Take your liquids, the brown sugar, some vanilla extract...maybe a bit of scotch for a kick & bring to a simmer. Take the other 1/3 amount of granulated sugar bring to a caramel stage. Add maybe 2-3 oz of unsalted butter to the caramel. Whisk into hot cream mixture. Temper into your yolks..etc etc. You have butterscotch ice cream.

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            bryan RE: sugarbuzz Mar 12, 2007 09:25 PM

            I think I love you.

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              Kitchen Queen RE: sugarbuzz Mar 12, 2007 09:46 PM

              Sounds like mucho work. Want to come over and make it for me! - I've never made ice cream b4 :(

          2. MeffaBabe RE: annhatch Mar 12, 2007 12:37 PM

            I would think you would have to add caremel/toffe to white chocolate to somehow get the butterscotch flavor but not sure how to make the morsels without having to pipe a million or so of them to harden.

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              dianne0712 RE: MeffaBabe Apr 9, 2012 03:38 PM

              That's what I was thinking too, plus the cost of the white chocolate and extra brown sugar will be more than the butterscotch chips.

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              happybaker RE: annhatch Apr 9, 2012 03:49 PM

              Butterscotch syrup is so easy - why not start from there for flavor? Great on ice cream!

              I have made this version and it's delightful -

              http://smittenkitchen.com/2009/12/rid...

              And this is the butterscotch pudding recipe served at Mozza - that has taken LA by storm :

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              http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/09/din...

              1. goodhealthgourmet RE: annhatch Apr 9, 2012 03:51 PM

                never tried it myself, but a quick Google search found these two:
                http://www.ehow.com/how_5831810_make-...
                http://heavenlyhomemakers.com/homemad...

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