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Homemade Butterscotch Pudding
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Make this homemade butterscotch pudding for your family and get rave reviews! You won't believe how easy it is, and it has the most incredibly nostalgic flavor!

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butterscotch, Pudding
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 454 kcal
Optional garnishes
  • 3/4 cups heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks with 1 tablespoon granulated sugar.
  • 2 tablespoons toffee bits or chopped toasted pecans (approx.)
  1. Place the brown sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a medium pot and whisk together to combine.  
  2. Pour in the milk in a slow, steady stream, while continuing to whisk.  
  3. Stir in the cream and place over medium-low heat.
  4. Cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes or until the pudding has come to a simmer and thickened.  
  5. Remove from the heat and whisk in the butter and vanilla.  
  6. When the butter has completely melted and is fully incorporated, transfer the mixture to small jars and chill.  
  7. Serve cold, with whipped cream and toffee bits or toasted pecans.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Butterscotch Pudding
Amount Per Serving
Calories 454 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 106mg35%
Sodium 69mg3%
Potassium 181mg5%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1210IU24%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 151mg15%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.