Nigella’s Brilliant Butterscotch Fruit Fondue Dessert

Butterscotch Fruit Fondue

Recipe by Nigella Lawson Course: DessertDifficulty: Easy



Met a friend for coffee last week and she raved about this sweet treat. Looks great, tastes even better she says.


  • 45 grams light brown muscovado sugar

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

  • 150 grams golden syrup

  • 30 grams butter

  • 125 millilitres double cream

  • a splash of vanilla extract

  • approx. 350 grams cut fruit


  • Melt the sugars, syrup and butter in a saucepan and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cream and vanilla extract, stirring together, and then take off the heat.
  • Divide the sauce between two cups or small bowls, and then arrange the fruit on two saucers or on a plate, as you see fit.

Cook’s Tip

  • Once taken off the heat, the butterscotch sauce does set even more

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