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Vanilla Sauce

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Vanilla Sauce
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  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • dash of salt
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • dash of nutmeg


Mix together the sugar, butter, cornstarch, and salt and gradually stir in the boiling water. Boil while stirring until smooth and thick, about 5 minutes. Stir in the vanilla and nutmeg.

Lemon Sauce



    Follow directions for Vanilla Sauce, but omit the vanilla and add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind.
    Updated Monday, November 5th, 2007

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