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Hard Sauce

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Ingredients
  Brown sugar 1 Pound
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Whiskey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

TO GET READY
1. Pour water in a medium pan and bring water to a boil, then allow it to simmer.

MAKING
2. Take a basin, large enough to fit over the pan without the base touching the simmering water.
3. In it combine butter, sugar and nutmeg.
4. Fit the basin over the pan of simmering water and use a whisk or wooden spoon to whisk the mixture until melted and smooth.
5. Take pan off the heat.
6. Beat the egg yolks and add gradually into the sauce, whisking to incorporate it. The sauce will get thicker.
7. Add the whiskey and stir to get a smooth sauce adjusting the amount according to the consistency desired.

SERVING
8. Serve this sauce warm over puddings, pies or cakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Emulsified
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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