Recipe by Brenda Moore
"This sauce is a wonderful concoction that complements bread pudding, cheesecake, or pancakes on Sundays. The taste of brown sugar in a sauce form is irresistible."
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I was pleasantly surprised by this sauce, not only was it extrememly easy to make, it had a wonderful caramel flavor that was subtle yet very sweet, perfect for bread pudding! To address the scorched smell concerns that earlier posters experienced, I think the problem may be due to overcooking the brown sugar? I thought the brown sugar would be a syrup by the time I added the water . However, the sugar was bubbling and browning, but still in a somewhat solid state when I cooked it. No burned smell and the resulting sauce was so good!
It actually turned out better than I thought! I had made a applesauce spice cake & was looking for
a simple sauce. It was not too thin or thick but was darker than expected.Might try a little cream with it next time.Overall a good sauce!
I thought this sauce was excellent. I served it over pancakes. I can't wait to try it over cheesecake! I would recommend cooking this over a lower heat than the submitter suggests, and it is important to stir constantly. Sugar will burn very easily so be careful.
Excellent. Made an addition of a couple tbsp of whipping cream when cooking brown sugar, before adding boiling water for extra richness. It was good.
this is a really yummy, easy, caramel type sauce. i give it 5 stars, for flavor and origionality. though it turned a little weird, which was my fault, because i poured it over ice cream and promptly put it in the freezer - it got kind of a puddinglike consistancy which was funky, so i dont advise doing that! great flavor though! quick fix when you dont have alot of ingredients!
This sauce has the perfect consistency for bread pudding, and even tho i forgot to add the vanilla, it had a delicious caramel taste! I did have to cook & stir much longer than five minutes, but it takes time to make a great sauce!
Simple and tasty with Ellen's Bread Pudding II. Maybe too much for one batch. Reheats not the same as fresh.
I liked the flavor of this sauce. I made it to serve with bread pudding and it worked wonderfully. However, I don't know what I was doing wrong, but the first time I made it, when I took it off the heat and added water to it, the sugar mixture gave off a strongly burned odor. I threw that batch out and tried it again. This time, I didn't cook the sugar mixture that much but when I added the water, it still gave off a slightly burned odor. However, when I tasted it, it tasted pretty good. I don't know what I did wrong, but I am still going to try this recipe again and serve it over vanilla ice cream. It kind of tastes like butterscotch sauce.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Brown Sugar Sauce
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 86
** Calories from Fat: 26
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