By Max Halley and Ben Benton
“What’s the difference?” I hear you cry. Caramel-sharamel, butterscotch-smutterscotch. Butter is the difference! My friend
Remember there is nothing on earth worse than being burned by molten sugar.
Add the butter to a heavy-bottomed saucepan and melt over a high heat until it is frothing gently. Add the sugar in one go and stir well. It will go a little thick and sandy, but keep cooking, keep stirring, and keep watching. After 3 or so minutes it will start to become smooth and loose. That is your cue to ad