Did you know that butterscotch made with boiling sugar syrup, butter, cream and lemon? There are a few different theories on the name and origin of the candy. Some believe it came from Scotland, since it is called butter "scotch". Other say the word "scotch" came from the word "scorch" since the sugars are scorched as it is made. However it came into being, it is a very delightful flavor that will always be an all-time favorite for millions of people all over the world!