Vanilla Sauce

Vanilla Sauce

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"This is a great sauce to serve over gingerbread! It has been my favorite dessert since I was a child!"


16 m servings 88 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 88 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 23 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Whisk in the water, stirring until blended. Bring mixture to a boil and continue to cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and mix in the butter and vanilla. Serve warm.
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  1. 78 Ratings


I used this recipe for the topping of an 8x8 pan of bread pudding. I used only 1 cup of water and 2 tablespoons of corstarch to amke it thicker. In the end it came out great!

Perfect over recipe for Bread Pudding II submitted by Ellen Warfield! I took the advice of another review and changed it to two TBSP cornstarch to 1 cup water. Served warm. It was the perfect c...

Good start, but needs work. Definitely reduce the water to 1 cup and add another tablespoon cornstarch. Very good with these changes!

I'm glad I read the review before attempting this recipe. I did like the others and used 1 cup of water and 2 tbsp. of cornstarch. It came out pretty good. I used it over Bread Pudding II from...

Keep the ingredients the same , except add an additional 1 tbsp cornstarch.

I also got a very watery syrup that would not thicken up, but I think the problem is that the submitter put in her recipe to use white sugar meaning confectioner sugar not regular granulated sug...

I made the changes suggested by other reviewers: used half the water, twice the cornstarch, confectioner's sugar. I also added half a cup of evaporated milk when I added the butter and vanilla....

i was looking for a quick and easy vanilla sauce to go with a jewish apple cake i made, and this was quick, easy, and delicious! its a little more carmel than vanilla, but carmel and apple go w...

Why are people giving this 4 stars and then saying the quantities are all wrong and you should use powdered sugar? That's like giving a 4 star review to your cruise on the titanic. "Everything w...