Creamy Vanilla Sauce Recipe for Desserts

This creamy vanilla sauce recipe is made from eggs, butter, sugar, and milk. Serve this vanilla dessert sauce over ice cream, bread pudding, rhubarb dessert, or a fruit cobbler. Here is an easy and delicious vanilla dessert sauce recipe to make at home. It is extra rich and creamy because of the eggs and butter.

This dessert sauce tastes wonderful drizzled over pudding, crepes, eclairs, pancakes, fruit, pound cake, bread pudding, pie or just about any other dessert. It also makes a great ice cream sundae topping for those of you who are crazy about vanilla! This is one of those easy go-to recipes that will dress up any dessert and add that special homemade touch to your parties and gatherings.

Are you planning an ice cream sundae party and want some pretty serving dishes for your dessert creations?

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Creamy Vanilla Sauce Recipe

Creamy Vanilla Sauce Recipe

This creamy vanilla sauce recipe is made from eggs, butter, sugar, and milk. Serve this vanilla dessert sauce over ice cream, bread pudding, or a fruit cobbler.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy vanilla sauce recipe
Servings: 4
Author: Laura Warnke


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Combine the sugar, salt, flour, eggs, butter, and milk in a small saucepan, adding the milk slowly and stirring until smooth.
  • Cook over a medium heat, stirring constantly with a whisk, until thick and smooth.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla.
  • Cool and serve.


Makes about 2 cups.
A quick and easy vanilla sauce recipe.

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