Stacey’s Blueberry Sauce

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon flour 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Instructions Combine the blueberries, sugar, orange juice, and cinnamon in a medium-size saucepan. Warm the mixture over moderate heat, stirring it occasionally. Slowly sprinkle in the flour as you…

Grandma’s Butterscotch Sauce

Serve this sauce over Jean’s favourite Christmas figgy pudding. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp butter 2 cups brown sugar, divided 1 tsp butterscotch or caramel flavouring 3 Tbsp cornstarch 1 tsp vanilla extract Method: Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan and add ½ cup of the brown sugar.   Brown the sugar but don’t leave it too…

Cranberry Sauce

A true family favourite to accompany turkey or pork roast at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Ingredients: 3 cups cranberries  (= 12 oz. or 340 grams) 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 Tbsp orange zest   Method: Rinse and pick over to remove any spoiled berries and stems . Mix the sugar and water in a…

Chocolate Sauce

Mix in a saucepan: 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup flour 2/3 cup cocoa Gradually add, stirring until smooth: 2 cups water or milk or strong, cold coffee Cook, stirring constantly until just thickened. Stir in: 2 tbsp butter 1 tsp. vanilla Cool, and store in the refrigerator. Yields 3 1/2 cups of chocolate sauce. Tips:…