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All-in-one bread sauce recipe

All-in-one bread sauce recipe

23 ratings

This quick and easy bread sauce recipe can be rustled up in just 20 mins. Made with double cream and whole milk, it's beautifully creamy for the perfect festive side dish. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 5mins to prepare, 15mins to cook
  • 121 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 slices white bread, crusts removed and torn into pieces
  • 400ml (14fl oz) whole milk
  • 50ml double cream
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
If you haven't got any white bread, try using brown instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    7g 10%
  • Saturates

    4g 22%
  • Sugars

    4g 5%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 9.9g Protein 3.4g Fibre 0.5g


  1. Place all the ingredients into a medium pan. Bring to the boil, then leave to simmer for 15 mins until the onion is soft. Remove the cloves and bay leaf, and season well.
  2. Using a stick blender, whizz for a smooth sauce – or you can leave as it is if you prefer a more textured finish.

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