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NO SCOTCH IN BUTTERSCOTCH!

 

September 12, 2019



People who have a sweet tooth are sure to love Butterscotch Pudding Day, which is held each year on September 19th. At times, I yearn for the flavor of butterscotch and pudding is the perfect velvet-rich, silky smooth dessert for my craving.

Did you know there is no actual “Scotch” in butterscotch? The scotch in butter scotch doesn’t refer to the aged oak cast malt whisky sipping spirit. There's no clear origin to the name. Although the logic behind the ‘butter’ part of the name is obvious, the ‘scotch’ part is more mysterious. Some say it comes from the word scorched, since t...



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