Kelly's Rich Bechamel Sauce

Recipe by Wildflour
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 3 cups




  • In frying pan or large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Stir in flour, cook and stir constantly over lower heat for 2-3 minutes. DO NOT BROWN.
  • Slowly whisk in 3 cups of milk.
  • Cook and stir over medium heat til thick and low-boiling.
  • Low-boil, stirring, for 3-5 minutes.
  • In small bowl, mix egg yolks.
  • Add, stirring, 2 Tbl. cooked sauce, ONE TBL. AT A TIME, into beaten yolks. Add a bit more sauce, stirring, then slowly whisk into skillet of sauce.
  • Whisk in salt and pepper, remove from heat.