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
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The political outlook after Obergefell 14 hours ago
Good news/bad news on the Vatican PR overhaul 18 hours ago
So now is it 'hate speech' to deplore the Obergefell decision? 18 hours ago
Acedia and the Unbearable Lightness of Being June 29
Is Western Politics Dead? June 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope approves process for holding bishops accountable in abuse cases CWN - June 10
Pope Francis’ 2nd encyclical released (includes link to full text) CWN - June 18
US Supreme Court rules all states must recognize same-sex marriage CWN - June 26
Archbishop Nienstedt, auxiliary bishop resign CWN - June 15
Cardinal Kasper: Pope never approved my proposal CWN - June 4