Photo: Christopher Baker; Styling: Linda Hirst Photo by: Photo: Christopher Baker; Styling: Linda Hirst

Butterscotch-Sea Salt Shake

Salty-sweet is the way we describe this decadent Butterscotch-Sea Salt Shake.

Coastal Living MAY 2013

  • Yield: Makes 3 servings
  • Cook time: 5 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Cool: 1 Hour


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Coarse sea salt


1. Heat butter and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat; stir until melted. Stir in cream, and bring mixture just to a boil; remove from heat, and stir in vanilla extract. Let cool completely; refrigerate until cold and thickened.

2. Combine ice cream, milk, and 3/4 cup caramel mixture in a blender; process until smooth. Pour half of remaining caramel mixture into glasses, coating sides. Top with ice-cream mixture; drizzle evenly with remaining caramel mixture. Sprinkle with a pinch of sea salt.


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Butterscotch-Sea Salt Shake Recipe