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Extra creamy bread sauce served in a pan

Extra creamy bread sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Go for a stale baguette or sourdough over a sliced white loaf to make this creamy bread sauce. It makes an ideal accompaniment at Christmas or a Sunday lunch

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal235
fat20g
saturates13g
carbs9g
sugars4g
fibre0.4g
protein4g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 500ml whole milk
  • 50g butter
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 thyme sprigs
  • 100g stale crustless white bread , made into rough breadcrumbs
  • 4 tbsp clotted cream
  • pinch nutmeg , freshly grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Simmer the milk, butter, onion, cloves, star anise and herbs in a pan for 20 mins. Can be done the day before and left to infuse in the fridge. Strain the mixture and return the liquid to the pan. Place back on the heat and scatter in the breadcrumbs.

  • STEP 2

    Simmer and stir for 3-4 mins until you have a thick sauce. Stir in the clotted cream and nutmeg, season generously and serve. Can be made up to three days ahead; reheat on the hob or in the microwave on medium for three mins.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2018

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