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White sauce pre-mix

Recipe from: 9/30/1993 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 5
Servings 0
Time 5-10 min


  • 100
    milk powder
  • 5
  • 2
  • 60
    cake flour
  • 90
    butter, cut into small pieces


5-10 min
Sift the dry ingredients together. Using your fingertips, rub the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 1 litre white sauce. TO PREPARE THE WHITE SAUCE 125 ml white sauce pre-mix 250 ml water Place the prepared mix and water in a saucepan and blend well. Heat slowly, while stirring continuously, until the mixture thickens and comes to the boil. TO MICROWAVE Place the ingredients in a suitable container, blend well and microwave for 4 minutes on 100 percent power, stirring well at 1-minute intervals. VARIATIONS: To make a THICK white sauce, reduce the water to 200 ml. CHEESE SAUCE Add 100-200 g grated Cheddar cheese, 5 ml prepared mustard and a pinch of cayenne pepper to the sauce. TOMATO SAUCE Heat 2-3 onion rings with the white sauce. Remove the onions and add 25-30 ml tomato sauce. PARSLEY SAUCE Add 25 ml finely chopped fresh parsley after removing the sauce from the stove. MUSHROOM SAUCE Drain a small can of mushrooms and add to the sauce. Alternatively, slice a packet of fresh mushrooms, stir-fry until pale brown and add to the sauce.

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