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Whiskey Sauce

Yield 1 3/4 cups (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Additional nutmeg, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 256
  • fat 7.8 g
  • satfat 4.0 g
  • protein 8.3 g
  • carbohydrate 38.5 g
  • cholesterol 95 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 226 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • calcium 175 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a saucepan; stir well. Cook over medium low heat 5 minutes, stirring often.

  2. Gradually add half of milk mixture to egg, stirring constantly with a whisk. Return mixture to pan. Cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and add bourbon.

  3. Combine water and cornstarch; stir well. Add to milk mixture; bring almost to a boil; cook 1 minute. Stir in nutmeg. Serve warm with bread pudding. Sprinkle with additional nutmeg, if desired.

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