Hard Sauce

Hard Sauce


"A quick and easy hard sauce that is a tasty topping on most things! Try this over bread pudding, or pumpkin pie."


servings 156 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 82 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 13 Ratings


the recipe calls for white sugar, I interpreted this to mean regular granulated,--confectioner's sugar would make this a great recipe.

Merci Monsieur Boyer! My french-canadian grandfather used to make a similar sauce to put on his bread pudding and his last name was Boyer too! I figured it had to be a sign. I did add cornstar...

I made this recipe to go with bread pudding. I took it to work, and my coworkers loved it. Very Good

If you are having problems with the recipe being "gritty", then use powdered sugar. That's the way I've always made it. Start with a half cup and add until it's about the texture of peanut but...

GREAT! Had made a spice cake and wanted something different instead of plain frosting. I did use confectioner's sugar and had no problem with it being too thin. In fact, I added a bit more bra...

white sugar, to me, means granulated sugar. recipe was gritty & thick. Was it meant as "powdered sugar"? I was making it to top Bread Pudding. Decided to melt it, then had to make adjustments,...

Yes, definitely confectioners sugar! Plus way more brandy. My family recipe calls for adding brandy to the beaten sugar and butter gradually until the mix can hold no more. The almond extract i...

To the person that found the sauce 'gritty', you didn't beat the butter and sugar together long enough.

As some other reviewers mentioned, I also took the sugar to mean granulated. I had to beat the tar out of it to get rid of most of the grit (I didn't have all day to keep beating this to smooth...