White Sauce

The basic sauce which is a base for many flavour variations. This is a great one for those who are just starting out. Get the hang of this and you have a huge range of sauces you can make just by adding a few other ingredients.

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Prep Time: 10mins Servings: Makes 1 cup
  • 2 Tbsp butter

    2 Tbsp Edmonds standard flour*

    1 cup milk, heated

    salt and pepper

    *For a gluten free version substitute with an equal quantity of Edmonds gluten free flour

  • 1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over a medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook for about 1 minute until frothy.

  • 2. Remove from the heat and gradually add the milk, stirring constantly. Return to the heat and cook, stirring, until the sauce boils and thickens.

  • 3. Cook for another 2 minutes, then season with salt and pepper to taste.

    VARIATIONS:

    • B├ęchamel Sauce
    • Caper Sauce
    • Cheese Sauce
    • Curry Sauce
    • Parsley Sauce

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