Bread Sauce

Bread Sauce

4 from 1 vote
Course christmas, Side Dish
Cuisine Christmas, Irish
Servings 6


  • 450 ml milk
  • 1 small onion
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 110 g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 50 g butter
  • 4 teaspoons of cream
  • Salt & Pepper to season


  • Peel the onion and stud the cloves into the onion.
  • Pour the milk into a pan and add the onion and bay leaves and gently bring to the boil.
  • When the milk has come to the boil remove the studded onion and bay leaves.
  • Sprinkle in the breadcrumbs and season with salt and pepper, allow to cook on a very gentle heat for 8-10 minutes.
  • At this stage, stir in the nutmeg, butter and cream which will flavour and enrich the sauce even further. Allow to cook for another 5-10 minutes and then transfer to a sauceboat to serve.
Keyword bread, christmas, Sauce

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