SAUCE FOR ENGLISH PLUM PUDDING
2 c Light brown sugar
3 To 4 Tbsp. cornstarch
3 c water
2 Tbsp. butter
2 tsp. Vanilla
juice of 1 lemon
1 c Marshmallows
Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Add the water and
butter. Stir over medium heat until the mixture boils, then cook
until mixture clarifies and thickens slightly, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in the flavoring, lemon juice and marshmallows.
Serve hot over plum pudding.
1/2 c Butter; softened
2 1/2 c Sifted confectioners' sugar
1 tbsp Brandy
Few drops cream; if needed
Combine as for a frosting and serve a dollop on hot plum pudding
Australian Rum Cream Sauce
125 grams ( 4 oz) packaged cream cheese (philadelphia)
1 cup icing sugar (powder sugar)
2 Tbsp. (1 oz) butter or margarine
1 teaspoon lemon juice
300 ml (8 oz).carton cream
(fresh whipping (double) cream)
1 tablespoon rum
Beat softened cream cheese until
light and creamy , add sifted icing sugar, soft butter, egg,
lemon juice & salt - mix well.
Fold in softly beaten (whipped)
cream and rum until well combined.
Refrigerate several hours before
Makes about 3 cups
CREAMY RUM SAUCE
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 c. milk (see note)
1/4 c. butter
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 c. rum
In a three liter microwave safe bowl, mix sugar, cornstarch and
salt. (needs a large bowl, because it will bubble up). Gradually
stir in milk and butter. Micro on full for about 3 min. or until
thick and creamy. Stirring after each min. Stir in the spice
and rum and pour into a sauceboat, so sauce is ready to reheat at serving
time. Makes 2 cups. NOTE: For a creamier sauce, sub. 1/2 c.
of canned evaporated milk for 1/2 c. of the regular milk. (tastes great!)
Tried and True Favorite!
NOTES : Perfect for over Christmas Pudding, and is made easily
in the microwave.
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