Brown sugar sauce

16

PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

2 cups (500 mL)

* PLUS Cooking time: 5 minutes
Brown sugar sauce


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup cold milk , or cream
  • 1/4 cup brandy , or rum
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a small saucepan set over medium heat. In a medium-size bowl, stir flour with sugar. Then whisk into melted butter until mixture is moistened. Stir in milk or cream until smooth. Cook, whisking frequently, until thickened and smooth, about 5 minutes. Stir in brandy and vanilla. Remove from heat
  • Serve right away over coffee cake. Or cover and refrigerate for up to a week. Reheat just before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 162,
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.4 g,
  • Fat
  • 6.4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 79 mg.

This rich sauce enhances coffee cake, but try it drizzled over gingerbread, spice cake or vanilla ice cream.