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Brown Sugar Sauce

Rated as 4.23 out of 5 Stars

"This sauce is a wonderful concoction that complements bread pudding, cheesecake, or pancakes on Sundays. The taste of brown sugar in a sauce form is irresistible."
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Ingredients

servings 86 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1.25 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter or margarine. Add flour and salt; stir until smooth.
  2. Stir in brown sugar. Blend thoroughly and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles and is lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in boiling water. Return to heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened. Add vanilla extract and stir until well blended. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 86 calories; 2.9 g fat; 15 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 97 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I was pleasantly surprised by this sauce, not only was it extrememly easy to make, it had a wonderful caramel flavor that was subtle yet very sweet, perfect for bread pudding! To address the sco...

Most helpful critical review

It actually turned out better than I thought! I had made a applesauce spice cake & was looking for a simple sauce. It was not too thin or thick but was darker than expected.Might try a little c...

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I was pleasantly surprised by this sauce, not only was it extrememly easy to make, it had a wonderful caramel flavor that was subtle yet very sweet, perfect for bread pudding! To address the sco...

I thought this sauce was excellent. I served it over pancakes. I can't wait to try it over cheesecake! I would recommend cooking this over a lower heat than the submitter suggests, and it is imp...

Excellent. Made an addition of a couple tbsp of whipping cream when cooking brown sugar, before adding boiling water for extra richness. It was good.

It actually turned out better than I thought! I had made a applesauce spice cake & was looking for a simple sauce. It was not too thin or thick but was darker than expected.Might try a little c...

this is a really yummy, easy, caramel type sauce. i give it 5 stars, for flavor and origionality. though it turned a little weird, which was my fault, because i poured it over ice cream and prom...

This sauce has the perfect consistency for bread pudding, and even tho i forgot to add the vanilla, it had a delicious caramel taste! I did have to cook & stir much longer than five minutes, bu...

Simple and tasty with Ellen's Bread Pudding II. Maybe too much for one batch. Reheats not the same as fresh.

I need to try this recipe again. It seems like it could be great. Wanted it for a pancake syrup. Beware when adding hot water. It really steamed and spit when adding boiling water! The color ...

I liked the flavor of this sauce. I made it to serve with bread pudding and it worked wonderfully. However, I don't know what I was doing wrong, but the first time I made it, when I took it off...