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Cream Cheese Anglaise

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield Makes about 1 3/4 cups
Make any morning a special occasion with Cream Cheese Anglaise on the table. Serve this decadent sauce over your favorite pancakes. 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/2 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Process half-and-half, cream cheese, sugar, egg yolks, cornstarch, and salt in a blender until smooth. Bring mixture to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly. Boil, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat, and whisk in butter and vanilla. Serve immediately.