Rum Sauce


This rum sauce is lovely when served over bread pudding. I use the leftovers to drizzle over vanilla ice cream.

Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • ½ cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup milk

  • 3 tablespoons white or dark rum


  1. Mix sugar and cornstarch together in a bowl.

  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in sugar mixture. Pour in milk and cook, stirring frequently, until mixture begins to boil. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until thick.

  3. Remove from heat and stir in rum. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

84 Calories
3g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 27mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 1g
Calcium 29mg 2%
Potassium 38mg 1%

* 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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