orange hard sauce

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By Susan Feliciano
from Oak Ridge, TN

I use this on my bread puddings. I love to pour it directly from the stove over the entire pudding, then let it cool a bit and thicken up before serving. I use the cranberries instead of the raisins when I pair it with Susan's Pumpkin Bread Pudding.

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For orange hard sauce

  • 6 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 1/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • zest and juice of 1/2 an orange
  • pinch
    of salt
  • 1/4 c
    raisins or craisins (dried cranberries)
  • 1 tsp
    angostura bitters (optional)
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How To Make orange hard sauce

  • 1
    Heat butter, sugar, and cream over low heat until butter is melted.
  • 2
    Stir in orange juice, zest, and salt. Bring to a boil and process at a full rolling boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in raisins or dried cranberries (and angostura bitters, if used).
  • 3
    You may now pour this sauce directly over a bread pudding or other dessert. Or, place in serving container and allow to cool before spooning over desserts.

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