creamy vanilla sauce recipe
Dessert Toppings

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.

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Creamy Vanilla Sauce Recipe

Creamy Vanilla Sauce Recipe
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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.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 cups
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Combine the sugar, salt, flour, eggs, butter, and milk in a small saucepan, adding the milk slowly and stirring until smooth.
  2. Cook over a medium heat, stirring constantly with a whisk, until thick and smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla.
  4. Cool and serve.
Makes about 2 cups.

A quick and easy vanilla sauce recipe.

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AboutLaura Jean Warnke

Laura Jean Warnke is a mom, wife, and Midwest cook that enjoys sharing many of her family's favorite comfort food recipes. She grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and loves to bring that farm-style home cooking to your table.

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