Simple Butterscotch Pudding / Photo by Cheyenne Cohen / Katie Workman /
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Simple Butterscotch Pudding

Something about butterscotch makes people (e.g. me) very happy.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 People
Calories: 395.74kcal
Author: Katie Workman


  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon coarse or kosher salt
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Whipped Cream to serve


  • In a large heavy saucepan whisk together the brown sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Whisk in the milk, cream and eggs until fully blended.  Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking very frequently, then continue to boil, whisking constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Remove from the heat and whisk in the vanilla. Pour into one large bowl or 6 individual serving dishes, then cover surface with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour for the smaller dishes, 2 1/2 hours for a bigger bowl.


Calories: 395.74kcal | Carbohydrates: 48.07g | Protein: 6.55g | Fat: 20.04g | Saturated Fat: 11.87g | Cholesterol: 121.1mg | Sodium: 293.02mg | Potassium: 259.8mg | Fiber: 0.05g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 859.94IU | Vitamin C: 0.24mg | Calcium: 202.29mg | Iron: 0.55mg