If you love desserts, this homemade vanilla cream sauce is better than whipped cream :-). Drizzle it on cakes and bread pudding.
Not only is this sauce a winner on your favorite dessert, but it is the perfect base for cocktail recipes too!
Do you love vanilla beans? If you do, then you will love this simple vanilla sauce. Vanilla comes from a pod full of vanilla beans. Each pod has to have the vanilla beans scraped out, which is really labor intensive.
Pure vanilla is more expensive, but it is really worth the price. Imitation vanilla extract just doesn’t taste as good.
It is so easy to make homemade vanilla cream sauce for yourself.”
This vanilla cream sauce is made from scratch in just minutes. This is made from wholesome ingredients because fresh is always better than something canned!
What can I use this vanilla sauce on?
Just drizzle it on! You can also use this vanilla cream sauce in mixed drinks like this Vanilla Orange Cream Martini recipe.
These are perfect for happy hour…and I bet they would make a great hot alcoholic coffee drink too!
Is there a vegan alternative?
This sauce is naturally gluten free and this sauce can be made vegan if you substitute coconut oil instead of the butter. It is perfect for those who have food allergies.
How to make a vanilla cream sauce:
Add sugar and cornstarch to a small pot. Add a little hot water and whisk to blend the sugar sauce.
Add the rest of the hot water, butter, and a lemon slice and simmer for 10 minutes on low heat. Simmer until the vanilla sauce thickens.
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Things You Need To Make This Recipe:
- An easy to use whisk so your cream sauce doesn’t get lumpy.
- Mason jar to store your sauce in. It should keep in the refrigerator for a week.
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1 slice of lemon
- 1 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- tiny dash salt
- In a small sauce pan, add sugar and cornstarch.
- Pour in a little of the hot water and whisk quickly to blend.
- Turn on the stove onto low heat and add the rest of the water, butter, vanilla, and lemon.
- Simmer for 10 minutes until thickened.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 76 Cholesterol: 8mg Sodium: 23mg Carbohydrates: 13g Sugar: 12g
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