8 Reviews

This stuff is KILLER!!! I served it with bread pudding and had not a drtop left!!!! This is a superb recipe that can be used as a sauce for so MANY things.... cakes,pies, bread puddings,gingerbread,pound cakes,the list goes on and on THANKS for a keeper!!!

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Theresa P April 04, 2003

I made a scratch pound cake for a chocolate fondue a couple days ago and had about half of it left that I wanted to do something else with. So I made up a batch of my homemade chocolate pudding and this vanilla sauce. I cut two 1/4-inch slices of pound cake, covered it with chocolate pudding and then drizzled this vanilla sauce over it. Even picky eater (DD#2) had to have some of this! (picky eater DD#3 was sick with the flu, so she wasn't eating anything!) I used whole milk for the light cream and 35% Pure Vanilla Extract for the vanilla. Thank you for sharing a really lovely recipe Barbara!!! This one strikes me as being very versatile.

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Cindy Lynn January 27, 2003

I made this in the micro! Quick and easy! I`m serving it with Sunken Chocolate Souffle. Vanilla comes through nicely in this creamy sauce.

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Rita~ January 24, 2003

Perfect for bread pudding! I used skim milk since I didn't have any cream or half and half. And I added a pinch of cornstarch since it was thin b/c of my sub of skim milk. Yum! Thanks for posting!

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StacyMD187373 July 12, 2010

Very delicious and easy! I used milk instead of cream and it was fine. I served it over a very rich chocolate souffle. The saltiness of the butter was a perfect complement to the sweet cholocate. Will definitly use this as my standard vanilla sauce.

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Cricketo September 21, 2009

Yummy yummy! I, too, needed vanilla sauce for bread pudding and did not have cornstarch. This was delicious! I did make a slight variation however after reading the previous reviews and added a couple spoonfuls of flour to thicken it up (being to impatient to wait for it to cook down).

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bmarie February 01, 2009

I needed a vanilla sauce for bread pudding and was out of cornstarch so i tried this recipe. YUM! I cooked it down until it was the consistency of thick syrup. It was very quick and easy to make and i will be making again.

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Yellow Lab Lover October 09, 2008

The sauce was very flavorful and super easy to make. However I was thinking that with cream that it would be thicker. I've noticed that other vanilla sauce options listed cornstarch...think I might try this recipe again with just a tad of cornstarch to go for the thickness I'd like. The flavor however was quite good.

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Denise Powell November 16, 2006
Vanilla Sauce