Sauce Béchamel

Cream Sauce

Ingredients

  • pound butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • Dash of nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Method

  1. Melt butter in skillet. Stir in flour. Cook-stir for 3 minutes without browning. This cooks the flour so the sauce will not taste pasty.
  2. Add cold milk, nutmeg, salt, pepper, and sugar. Stir-cook until thickened. Makes about 2 cups.

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