Growing up, butterscotch was those hard, sweet candies with the noisy yellow wrapper. Along with a tissue, they could be found in most grandparents' pockets.
Primarily made from brown sugar and butter, some varieties also include corn syrup, cream, vanilla, and salt.
Ooh...and then there was Werther's Original! Oh wait, no. That's caramel...
It's hard to keep the two straight! The main difference between butterscotch and caramel is molasses. Butterscotch is made with brown sugar, while caramel uses white granulated sugar.
Originally a hard candy, butterscotch is now commonly enjoyed as a sauce and a pudding!
This truly depends on the ingredients, but baked oats are considered healthy. With carbs, protein, fat, and fiber- they help to make a great start to your day!
With many similarities, these sweet treats are often confused. The major difference between the two is molasses. Butterscotch is made from butter and brown sugar; where as caramel is created from butter, granulated sugar, and cream.
The 'butter' portion comes from one of the main ingredients. The 'scotch' part is more difficult to figure out. These sweet candies were invented in Yorkshire, England by a candy maker, named Samuel Parkinson. Some believe the 'scotch' comes from "scorched," as the sugar is heated to a very high temperature.
In the fridge, most people will say 3-4 days. Honestly, I've continued to enjoy some varieties after 5-6 days.
With this butterscotch baked oatmeal- you can start your morning with a sweet mix of protein, fat, carbs, and fiber!
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