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Sweet Gravy Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Sweet Gravy

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"This is a wonderful treat that we would make the daycare kids on cold mornings! 'Grandma' (an older woman who cooked for us) showed me how to make it. So easy and so yummy!"

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Original recipe makes 3 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Whisk together the sugar and flour in a saucepan. Stir in the egg, then gradually mix in the milk until well blended. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. As soon as it boils and becomes thick, remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla and butter. Spoon over biscuits or toast and enjoy!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 04, 2011

This was GREAT!! I was making biscuits and gravy for the kids and realized I didn't have any sausage. Unsure of what to do then, I came across this recipe. I have never had a "sweet" gravy before but figured, what the heck. OMG!!! I added some cinnamon to the mix and I swear it tasted like we were eating cinnamon rolls!! I was dying to find out what else I could dunk in this "gravy"...I have to say that this made WAY too much for 3 of us to eat, you know since I didn't pay attention to the serving size. It is SOOO sweet that you can't eat too much of it at once though. But I will make this again for sure...just half sized!! THANKS!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 21, 2008

This is alright - nothing to jump up and down about. It desperately needs cinnamon (I also added nutmeg). If you're aiming to top your pancakes as I was this morning (To my dismay, found I was out of corn syrup -AND- evaporated milk!), keep looking...


22 Ratings

Aug 05, 2008

My mom used to make this when I was a kid. I've been looking for this recipe for a while now. It was just as good I I remembered it. Thanks for sharing it's GREAT!!!!

Nov 25, 2007

This is an awesome sweet gravy recipe...I added 1/4 Cup og semi sweet chocolate chips and made a very delicious chocolate gravy!! My kids loved it....not too sweet!!

Apr 27, 2013

I am surprised that no one has mentioned that this is a basic custard sauce recipe! Someone's grandma probably called it "gravy" to get the kids to eat it! :-)

Nov 16, 2010

Oh, busymom, how happy I am that I found this! My mom used to make this on cold mornings for us 7 kids in the 60s. I have asked cooks for years if they've ever had it and no one had. I sent this recipe to all of my sibs!

Apr 27, 2013

This is great as a topping for bread pudding.

Oct 27, 2013

So I made this just little bit ago for my lunch (yeah, I know). I'm just gonna say it now.... this gravy is kinda weird! But I LOVE IT!! I accidentally burned sugar, but it still was great! I spooned it over hamburger buns and regular white bread. OMGOSH! I ate so much!! This is delicious and I still have a lot left over! Great recipe. I'm gonna make this again! :) :) :)


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  • Calories
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 2.6 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 38 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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