Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Hard Sauce

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup butter, unsalted, softened
  • 3 cups Confectioner's Sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup brandy, cognac, dark rum, or orange juice
  • 1 egg yolk
  • grated zest of 1 orange (optional)
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: All
  • Origin:

This is a sweet hard sauce to accompany recipes such as plum pudding. Most people serve both a hard sauce and another liquid sauce.

DIRECTIONS

Cream butter. Add Confectioner's sugar gradually, and beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, liquor of your choice and egg yolk and process until smooth. Transfer to serving bowl. Can be served immediately warm, or can be refrigerate until firm. Bring to room temperature before serving. Makes 2 cups. Suitable for Plum Pudding.

Sauce can be put into a pastry bag and used to decorate Plum pudding. Make rosettes, and decorate with green leaves and candied fruit.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The rising, dangerous influence of 'transgender' ideology 11 hours ago
Does the EU flag evoke the patronage of the Virgin Mary? 12 hours ago
The diocese as corporate sponsor 19 hours ago
Lectures on Art and Faith in NYC August 26
Black Mass Thwarted in Oklahoma City August 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
‘A real via crucis’: Pope Francis, patriarch plead on behalf of Iraq’s Christians CWN - August 8
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians in flight as Islamic State advances CWN - August 8