About this fondue recipe:
A sweet change from traditional chocolate fondue, this Butterscotch fondue recipe is rich and buttery. It can be prepared in advance, stored in the fridge and then reheated when ready to serve. Ripened fruits like pears, pineapples, bananas and apples taste delicoius in this butterscotch fondue. Also recommended are pretzels or popcorn for a sweet and salty treat. Spike it with rum for an extra kick!
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup butter
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
1 can (14 oz) evaporated milk
1/4 cup chopped, unsalted peanuts
Fresh fruits sliced, for serving
Pretzel or vanilla wafers, for serving
1. Combine butter, honey, and brown sugar in a medium pot over medium heat. Stirring gently, cook several minutes until mixture begins to bubble. Continue cooking for 1 more minute, stirring.
2. Add evaporated milk to medium pot and cook until sauce is begins to bubble, about 3-5 minutes, stirring. Add peanuts into mix and stir.
3. In a separate small bowl, combine water and cornstarch and stir together. Add this mixture to the medium pot and heat until mixture is thickened, stirring. Transfer mixture to fondue pot on low heat and keep warm
Serve with sliced apples, pears, pineapples, pretzels, pound cake...it's all good!
"This recipe is soo good. I switched the vanilla for rum and wow. I also served it with vanilla wafers and pound cake."
"Make sure you use dark brown sugar and not light brown suger. The light brown sugar hardens too quickly like carmel and will break your tooth."