Vanilla Sauce


This is a great sauce to serve over gingerbread! It has been my favorite dessert since I was a child!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 mins
Total Time:
16 mins
2 1/2 cups


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2 cups water

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Whisk in the water, stirring until blended. Bring mixture to a boil and continue to cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and mix in the butter and vanilla. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

88 Calories
3g Fat
15g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 88
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 14g
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 2mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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