Preparation info
  • Makes about

    4½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Mango and Peppercorns: A Memoir of Food, an Unlikely Family, and the American Dream

By Tung Nguyen, Katherine Manning, Lyn Nguyen and Elisa Ung

Published 2021

  • About

At Hy Vong, we served this sauce warm over our Bread Pudding. It’s also good warm or cold on pies and cakes, or over berries. The sauce thickens as it cools, giving it a more luscious consistency.


  • 3 cups [720 ml] heavy cream
  • cups [300


In a medium heavy saucepan, combine the cream, sugar, and butter and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the butter melts, the sugar dissolves, and the mixture starts to boil.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together ½ cup [120