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This is great on top of Chocolate Bread Pudding and also Plum Pudding. It is very rich so a little goes a long way. Enjoy!
Chocolate Bread Pudding with Hard Sauce
Chocolate Bread Pudding with Hard Sauce
  • 5 T butter
  • 1 c confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 t vanilla
1.  Using a hand mixer, cream the butter and then add the confectioners' sugar, beating well with an electric beater or with a whisk until it is creamy and pale yellow. At first it looks like it is not coming together but all of a sudden it will mix and thicken just fine.
Cream the Butter
Cream the Butter
Beating the Sugar Stage 1
Beating the Sugar Stage 1
Beating the Sugar Stage 2
Beating the Sugar Stage 2
2.  Add the vanilla and blend.
Add the Vanilla
Add the Vanilla
3.  Refrigerate until it firms up.
Hard Sauce Ready to Serve
Hard Sauce Ready to Serve
Remove it from the refrigerator about 15 minutes before serving to let it soften slightly. Serve with Chocolate Bread Pudding or Plum Pudding for a real treat.
Recipe Yield: Serves 8 Servings
Prep Time - Active: 0
Cooking Time: 45
Category: Desserts, Sauces
Cooking Techniques: Mixing
Cuisine: American, English
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