Dessert Sauce Recipes

Edible Flower Simple Syrups (Rose, Pansy & Lavender)

Flower simple syrups add color and flavor to cocktails, sorbets, and other applications. Though the recipes below call for edible pansies, lavender buds, or edible roses/edible rose petals, you could likely use the same technique with other edible flowers if
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Fresh Herb Syrup

Fresh Herb Syrup This recipe can be used with almost any fresh herbs to make a tasty and colorful dessert sauce or cocktail mixer. Here we’ve used the most popular dessert herb, mint, but you could substitute any variety (completely
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Basic Crème Anglaise

Basic Crème Anglaise Creme anglaise is a stovetop custard dessert sauce with a rich, creamy vanilla flavor. It’s delicious with chocolate or fruit (especially berries). It’s also very similar to a vanilla ice cream base, so once you get this
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Cardamom Creme Anglaise

Cardamom Creme Anglaise Actually a liquid custard made on the stove top, crème anglaise is a classic, ubiquitous dessert cream sauce.  Here we’ve added cardamom, which gives it a more complex flavor without interfering too much with its adaptability. Ingredients:
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Chocolate Ghost Chile Sauce

Chocolate Ghost Chile Sauce This ghost chile, cinnamon & chocolate sauce is delicious. Even though ghost chilies are among the hottest chilies in the world (and need to be handled with care…see the bottom of our ghost chile page for
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How to Make a Gastrique

What is a gastrique? A gastrique is a vinegar and sugar based sauce that can be used for either savory or sweet dishes as it is designed to bridge the gap between the two. How to make a gastrique: This
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