Strawberries in Orange Butterscotch Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

According to legend, the French believed strawberries were an aphrodisiac and always served newlyweds these magical berries. What, then, could be more delicious for a romantic occasion? In this recipe, fresh ripe strawberries team beautifully with butterscotch sauce and a hint of orange.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Hull strawberries, and if large, slice in half.
  2. Melt butter in a medium sized pan, add brown sugar and cook until sugar is just starting to melt.
  3. Add the orange juice and rind, and cook stirring until sugar has dissolved.
  4. Stir in the cream.
  5. Add the strawberries and warm through gently.
  6. (Take care not to overheat strawberries as they can otherwise become acidic in taste.) Warm brandy separately, light, and pour over strawberries.
  7. Serve over vanilla icecream or crepes.


Most Helpful

Excellant! Fresh strawberries in an enchanting butterscotch cream sauce flavored with orange and brandy. I made the recipe as directed with heavy cream, 1 1/2 teaspoons of orange rind, sliced strawberries and served it over vanilla ice cream. Quick, easy, and sensational, a real treasure.

Lorac June 25, 2003

This tasted just like a Creamsicle! lol I didn't do the flame thing technique with the brandy. I merely stirred it into the mixture. Used as a topping for Recipe #354487. Reviewed for ZWT 2009.

COOKGIRl May 25, 2009

I made this as directed for our valentine's day meal and served over ice cream. My husband and I liked it but thought there were too many flavors..when the sauce melted into the ice cream it tasted like a dreamsicle (which isn't a bad thing) but then the strawberries were tart and the sauce was a little greasy...Don't know maybe just us but if I made it again I would either leave off the strawberries or the oranges and reduce the butter.

Tamaretta February 15, 2007

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