Betty's White Cheddar Mornay Sauce

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Dec. 21, 2012

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make White Cheddar Mornay Sauce/Spread. This sauce is great over an open-faced sandwich, such as a Hot Brown Sandwich or in the form of a spread for a deli sandwich.


Butter 4 Tablespoon
All purpose flour 4 Tablespoon
Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for spread, use 4 cups for lighter sauce)
White cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs) , shredded (1/2
Salt and pepper To Taste



1. Place a medium saucepan on medium low flame and melt butter in it.

2. Gradually add flour, stir constantly until combined to form roux. Stir and cook roux for two minutes.

3. Pour milk and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until the milk begins to simmer.

4. Slowly add white cheddar cheese and cook until the mixture thickens.

5. Add salt and pepper to taste. Let sauce sit at room temperature or refrigerate it until ready to serve.


6. Serve white cheddar Mornay sauce with sandwich.


You can place leftover sauce in refrigerator for later use.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 247Calories from Fat 162

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 238 mg9.92%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 4 g

Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet