Bourbon Sauce

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 14 Minutes


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


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

Chef Leah Chase,

Dooky Chase Restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana,

Southern Living Our Readers' Top-Rated Recipes,

Southern Living

April 2005