Hard Sauce for Bread Pudding or Cake

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Aroostook

This is a Great Depression recipe that's been in the family recipe files for an age. I remember my mom steaming leftover pound cake and serving this sauce hot on the side.

Top Review by jerseygirl1952

This is perfect. I served it over very warm apple dumplings. This will go in my permanant file. Thanks!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar, butter, cornstarch, salt and cold water together in a small sauce pan.
  2. Add hot water and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  3. Add vinegar and vanilla.
  4. Serve hot over warm bread pudding or warm pound cake.

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