Bread Sauce

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If you can make as much as possible a few days before Christmas it really helps the stress on the day.
— Susan


  • 600ml Milk
  • 50g of Butter
  • 1 Chopped Onion
  • 6 Cloves of Garlic (optional)
  • 6 Peppercorns
  • 2  Cloves
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 3 tyme sprigs 
  • 100g White Breadcrumbs
  • 4 tbsp Single Cream or Mascarpone
  • A pinch of Nutmeg, freshly grated if possible 


  1. Simmer the milk, butter, onion, cloves, peppercorns, garlic and herbs in a pan for around 20 mins.
  2. Strain and return the liquid to the pan. Add the breadcrumbs and simmer for 3-4 mins.
  3. Stir in the cream or mascarpone. Add nutmeg, season.


 The Bread sauce can be made up to 3 days in advance.