Brown Sugar Sauce

Brown Sugar Sauce


"A rich topping for coffee cake! Cream may be substituted for the milk."


servings 135 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 135 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan set over medium heat. In a medium-size bowl, stir flour with sugar. Then whisk into melted butter until mixture is moistened. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook, whisking frequently, until thickened and smooth, about 5 minutes. Stir in brandy and vanilla. Remove from heat.
  2. Serve right away over Apple Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar Sauce. Or cover and refrigerate for a week or more. Reheat just before serving.
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  1. 54 Ratings


This sauce was amazing!! Poured it over hot bread pudding and didnt add the brandy, yummm!!!

WOW! This sauce was so easy to make and so delicious. I made it without the brandy and it tasted like a wonderful butterscotch sauce. I served it over warm bread pudding, yum yum! I highly reco...

Used the cream as suggested. I really couldn't serve this because I kept sneaking a taste and there almost was not enough left. :-) It's really wonderful and I think it would be okay without ...

I made this for the Apple Coffee Cake on this site and it was very good (makes the coffee cake taste more like dessert.) However, I should have listened to other reviewers who said it had too m...

This is delicious. I made this to put on homemade cinnamon rolls. When I went to make the that goes with the rolls, I realized that I was out of powdered sugar. I searched for an icing recipe...

I didn't have brandy, so I didn't use it. Next time I'll skip the vanilla too. I tasted it before the vanilla and thought it was wonderful, but when I put in the vanilla it didn't taste as good....

A quick and simple sauce, with great results. I've made this twice over the holidays, always producing a smooth, great tasting sauce. My only suggestion would be to reduce the amount of brandy ...

I found this a little too sweet- my family liked it though, and it went well with the cinnamon apple coffee cake! I used semi skimmed milk, and Baileys Cream Whisky (instead of Brandy), yummy, b...

Just made this sauce to take to a holiday dinner, and since I've been sampling it copiously, I thought I'd go ahead and review. It's a pretty tasty sauce! Mine came out quite thick, but it's g...