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Mocha Butterscotch Sauce

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Mocha butterscotch sauce is a rich and heavy dessert sauce with strong notes of coffee blended with butter. The mocha buttersauce is a cooked sauce, prepared with cornstarch, sugar and water along with walnuts. The walnuts give the mocha butterscotch sauce a delightful crunch and a nutty taste. it goes best with coffee cakes and even chocolate coffee cakes.
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Instant coffee 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 3 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Broken california walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In heavy skillet, melt sugar slowly over low heat, stirring constantly, till medium brown and smooth.
Combine coffee with 1 1/2 cups water; slowly add to sugar, stirring to blend.
Combine cornstarch and 3 tablespoons water; stir into syrup mixture.
Cook, stirring constantly, till thick.
Add butter, salt, and nuts.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1982 Calories from Fat 891

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 105 g161.2%

Saturated Fat 23.9 g119.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 492.3 mg20.5%

Total Carbohydrates 259 g86.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18%

Sugars 204.1 g

Protein 5 g9.1%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.6% Iron 24.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mocha Butterscotch Sauce Recipe