Creamy White Sauce

Ingredients:
25g (1oz) gluten-free white flour
3000ml ( pint) milk
Approx. 25g (1oz) butter

Preparation and cooking times
Prep. 3 mins. Cook 5 mins

Method:

Blend the flour in a small bowl with just enough milk to make a smooth paste.

Put the rest of the milk and the butter in a saucepan and slowly bring to the boil. Gradually add in the paste, stirring continuously.

As soon as the mixture starts to boil, reduce the heat and simmer for two minutes. Add any flavourings to taste (see suggestions below).

For a thinner consistency, add more milk.

Suggested sweet variations

* Add 2 x 5mlsp (2tsp) caster sugar and a few drops of vanilla essence.
* For a brandy or rum sauce add 2 x 15mlsp (2tbsp) brandy or rum.

Suggested savoury variations

* Add grated cheese to taste or freshly chopped herbs ie. parsley or chives.

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