Homemade Bread Sauce

We never have enough of this sauce! The more the merrier, bring it on!!


  • 25g butter
  • small shallot, quartered
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 600ml milk
  • 100g brown bread, cut into squares
  • 150ml double cream
  • half a tsp nutmeg


  • saucepan
  • wooden spoon


  1. In a saucepan melt the butter, add shallots, cloves and bay leaves.
  2. Pour milk and partially cover the saucepan let it simmer for 10 mins on low heat.bread sauce 2
  3. Remove the cloves, shallots and bay leaves.  Add the bread and cream and stir well.
  4. Add nutmeg and let it cook for 5 mins or until all bread is ‘melted’ and forms a nice thick sauce.


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