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Bourbon Sauce

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Hands-on time 18 mins
Total time 18 mins
Yield Makes 1 1/2 cups
  

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat; whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes. Stir in cream and sugar; cook, whisking constantly, 3 minutes or until thickened. Stir in bourbon, vanilla, and nutmeg; cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Dooky Chase's Restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana