Sweet Gravy

Sweet Gravy

busymom 4

"This is a wonderful treat that we would make the daycare kids on cold mornings! 'Grandma' (an older woman who cooked for us) showed me how to make it. So easy and so yummy!"


15 m servings 120 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 2.6 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 38 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk together the sugar and flour in a saucepan. Stir in the egg, then gradually mix in the milk until well blended. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. As soon as it boils and becomes thick, remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla and butter. Spoon over biscuits or toast and enjoy!
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  1. 22 Ratings


This was GREAT!! I was making biscuits and gravy for the kids and realized I didn't have any sausage. Unsure of what to do then, I came across this recipe. I have never had a "sweet" gravy befor...

My mom used to make this when I was a kid. I've been looking for this recipe for a while now. It was just as good I I remembered it. Thanks for sharing it's GREAT!!!!

This is an awesome sweet gravy recipe...I added 1/4 Cup og semi sweet chocolate chips and made a very delicious chocolate gravy!! My kids loved it....not too sweet!!

I am surprised that no one has mentioned that this is a basic custard sauce recipe! Someone's grandma probably called it "gravy" to get the kids to eat it! :-)

Oh, busymom, how happy I am that I found this! My mom used to make this on cold mornings for us 7 kids in the 60s. I have asked cooks for years if they've ever had it and no one had. I sent this...

This is alright - nothing to jump up and down about. It desperately needs cinnamon (I also added nutmeg). If you're aiming to top your pancakes as I was this morning (To my dismay, found I was...

This is great as a topping for bread pudding.

So I made this just little bit ago for my lunch (yeah, I know). I'm just gonna say it now.... this gravy is kinda weird! But I LOVE IT!! I accidentally burned sugar, but it still was great! I sp...

i have been looking for the recipe for the longest time....my my grandma used to make this for us every time we spent the night....I love it lol