Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This sauce is perfect for topping my bread pudding, and would also work on steamed pudding, cobbler, pie, etc.


  1. Melt butter in a double boiler over simmering water.
  2. Add powdered sugar and salt and whisk until sugar is incorporated and sauce is smooth.
  3. Whisk in vanilla and bourbon.
  4. Immediately add the egg yolk and stir until well blended.
  5. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until sauce heats through and thickens slightly.
  6. Serve immediately.

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