Sweet-and-Spicy Mustard Sauce

Sweet-and-Spicy Mustard SauceRecipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
This snappy sauce is a natural with hot biscuits and ham and also makes a terrific sandwich spread for grilled chicken or turkey.


Makes 1 1/4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 7 Minutes
Cool: 15 Minutes


1/2 cup sugar
2 egg yolks
2 tablespoons dry mustard
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup evaporated milk, divided
1/4 cup vinegar


1. Whisk together first 4 ingredients and 1/3 cup evaporated milk in a small bowl.

2. Cook remaining 2/3 cup milk in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring often, 1 to 2 minutes or just until bubbles appear. (Do not boil.) Whisk in mustard mixture, and cook, whisking constantly, 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth and thickened. Remove from heat, and let cool 15 minutes; whisk in vinegar. Serve immediately, or cover and chill until ready to serve. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.