Vanilla Sauce Recipe


Cooking Time5 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 601 Calories from Fat 173

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.9 mg

Sodium 94.5 mg3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.2 g0.81%

Sugars 79.1 g

Protein 7 g14.9%

Vitamin A 12.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 26.1% Iron 1.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a small (2 cup or 1 quart) microwaveable casserole, bowl or measure, combine the sugar and 3/4 cup milk.
2. Place in the microwave and cook for about 3 1/2 minutes, stirring after every 1 minute until sugar completely dissolves.
3. To the remaining milk, add cornstarch and blend well.
4. Add this to the sugar-milk mixture and cook for another 11/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until the sauce thickens.
5. Add butter and vanilla to the hot sauce and stir until well blended..

6. Serve the sauce as a substitute to whipped cream over berries, fruit or desserts.