Toffee Sauce

  • 2MINS
  • 5MINS
  • Serves 4
  • 107KCAL

Add an irresistible drizzle of toffee sweetness to your next bowl of ice cream with this sticky, homemade sauce. It's a quick and easy way to ramp up the indulgence of any dessert dish for far fewer calories!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories107
  • Carbs16g
  • Protein0.5g
  • Fat4.6g
  • Saturates3g
  • Sugars0.8g

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With only 2 ingredients to play with and a 5-minute method, it’s well worth rustling up this Toffee Sauce when you want to give your pudding an extra-special boost of sweetness. 

We love this special treat now and again served with a few scoops of ice cream or over a warming, fruit-based dessert like Apple Strudels. To keep the calories lower, we’ve used a combination of melted sugar free chewy toffees and reduced fat cream alternative. 

Even with sugar free and reduced fat ingredients, we promise no one will be able to tell the difference. It’s still as deliciously sweet and sticky as you’d expect. Bring on the ice cream!

What diets is this Toffee Sauce suitable for?

This Toffee Sauce recipe is suitable for gluten-free and vegetarian diets.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Toffee Sauce?

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Do you need any special ingredients to make Toffee Sauce?

We’d recommend using Werther’s Original Sugar Free Creamy Toffees for this recipe – these are the chewy toffee version, rather than the hard butter candies.

For our single cream alternative, we used Elmlea Single Light which contains 45% less fat than dairy cream!

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We used Werther’s Original Sugar Free Creamy Toffees. They’re the chewy version of the classic hard butter candies!

If you’re making your sauce in the microwave instead of on the hob, make sure to use a microwaveable bowl.

How many calories are in this Toffee Sauce?

There are 107 calories per portion in this Toffee Sauce, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category. 

To cut down the amount of calories even more, you can simply halve the portion size and serve with a healthy accompaniment!

This Toffee Sauce is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Put the toffees in a small saucepan with the light single cream alternative. Place over the lowest heat and heat gently, stirring constantly, for about 5 minutes or until the toffees have just melted. Don’t simmer or boil but heat slowly and gently.

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Step 2

Remove from the heat and stir to make sure all the toffee has completely melted. Serve warm or pour into a small container, and leave to cool for 10 minutes, before placing in the fridge to chill for a minimum of 30 minutes. Chilling will make the sauce slightly thicker. Serve with a dessert of your choice.

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What could I serve with this Toffee Sauce?

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How do you know when Toffee Sauce is cooked?

You should cook this Toffee Sauce until the toffees have just melted. This will take around 5 minutes of constant stirring. Take care to heat your sauce slowly and gently so that it doesn’t simmer or boil.  

To keep your family safe, the advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes.

How long can you keep Toffee Sauce in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill.  You can keep leftovers of Toffee Sauce in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so. 

Can I freeze Toffee Sauce?

We don’t recommend freezing this Toffee Sauce.

How do I reheat Toffee Sauce?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Toffee Sauce

This sweet and sticky, homemade Toffee Sauce is a slimming-friendly way to ramp up the indulgence of any dessert dish!
  • Prep Time
    2 MINS
  • Cook Time
    5 MINS
  • KCals 107
  • Carbs 16G

Ingredients

  • 80 g sugar free creamy chewy toffees
  • 60 ml light single cream alternative

Small saucepan

Small microwaveable bowl

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Instructions

  1. Put the toffees in a small saucepan with the light single cream alternative. Place over the lowest heat and heat gently, stirring constantly, for about 5 minutes or until the toffees have just melted. Don't simmer or boil but heat slowly and gently.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir to make sure all the toffee has completely melted. Serve warm or pour into a small container, and leave to cool for 10 minutes, before placing in the fridge to chill for a minimum of 30 minutes. Chilling will make the sauce slightly thicker. Serve with a dessert of your choice.

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Recipe notes

To microwave: Place the toffees and light single cream alternative in a small microwaveable bowl. Heat, uncovered, on low for 1 minute, then stir. Return to the microwave and heat for a further minute, then stir again. Continue to heat in one-minute bursts and stir, until the toffee has just melted. Depending on the power of your microwave, this should take about 4-5 minutes in total. Take care not to overheat the mix and don't allow it to simmer or boil; heat slowly and gently until the toffees have just melted.

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