All in-one bread sauce

Christmas isn’t complete without creamy bread sauce and this recipe is super-easy to make

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 77
  • fat 2g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 13g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.29g


  • 140g crust-less bread, torn into chunks
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf, plus extra to serve
  • ½ tsp ground mace, plus extra to serve
  • grating fresh nutmeg
  • 500ml milk


  1. Put all of the ingredients into a small saucepan. Cover and simmer for 15 mins, then whizz to a smooth or chunky sauce – whichever is your favourite. Top with extra bay leaves or more nutmeg to serve. Can be made 3-4 hrs ahead, then reheated in a microwave to serve.

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