Vanilla Sauce

This makes a delicious sauce for berries, pudding, or gingerbread.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar or vanilla sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • Dash salt


  • In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil over high heat. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a small cup, blending well, and then stir mixture into boiling water. Reduce heat to medium. Cook sauce, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and add butter, vanilla, and a dash of salt. Stir until butter is melted.
  • Store sauce in a jar or tightly covered container in the refrigerator for 1–2 weeks.