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Microwave White or Cheese Sauce

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“This is perfect every time. The only way I make these kind of sauces.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in microwave oven.
  2. Stir in corn flour well.
  3. Add the milk and stir.
  4. Cook in the microwave for 4 to 6 minutes, taking out 1/2 way to give a good stir or whisk for 30 seconds.
  5. Put back in for remainder of cooking time.
  6. Ready when starting to bubble up the side of the container; it should be thick and creamy. (If too thick, stir in more milk a little at a time).
  7. When ready add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. You now have basic white sauce.
  9. For cheese sauce, stir in 4 ounces of grated cheese when the sauce comes out of the microwave. 1/2 teaspoon mustard added at this stage will enhance the flavour but is optional.

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