Warm butterscotch dippers

Warm butterscotch dippers

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 6
A simple twist on toffee apples - perfect to warm up Bonfire Night

Nutrition and extra info

  • You can freeze the sauce only

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal468
  • fat32g
  • saturates19g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars30g
  • fibre3g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.06g
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  • 50g unsalted butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 175g light muscovado sugar
  • 284ml carton double cream
  • 3 red-skinned apple, each cored and cut into 6 wedges



    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • 3 pear, each cored and cut into 6 wedges



    Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

  • juice ½ lemon



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • generous pinch cinnamon



    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 6 wooden skewers soaked in cold water for at least 30 mins


  1. Melt the butter in a pan and tip in 100g of the muscovado sugar. Stir until dissolved, then leave to bubble for 30 secs. Pour in the cream, bring to the boil and whisk until smooth. Set aside until warm.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the grill to high. Toss the fruit in the lemon juice, remaining sugar and cinnamon. Thread onto the skewers and arrange in one layer on a baking tray. Grill for 5 mins, turning once when golden. Serve with the warm butterscotch sauce.

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Comments (3)

red777's picture

will try this kids love fruit n this sauce will be fantastic thanx for info on sugar :)

pippacole's picture

Made this recipe last night, however we used dark muscavado sugar instead of light by accident. As a result, the sauce was not at all nice. We fully understand that this was our fault, but thought we'd warn you to use the right ingredients (to the letter) ooops!
The apples and pears were still nice though and we enjoyed them with yoghurt.

verityw's picture

A real bonfire warmer - delicious

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