Creamy Sauce For Any Dessert

One recipe with three flavoring options: cinnamon, ginger, or nutmeg.

ksu_folder A family recipe provided by Jennifer Kiel of Washington, DC, from her mother-in-law’s collection, started in Kent, Ohio.


Creamy Sauce For Any Dessert

1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup water
1 tsp. cinnamon

Combine corn syrup, sugar, water and cinnamon in saucepan. Bring to a full boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Stir and boil 2 minutes. Cool 5 minutes. Stir in evaporated milk. Serve warm or chilled. Makes about 1-2/3rds cups.

Ginger sauce: Use 1-1/2 tsp. powdered ginger in place of cinnamon

Nutmeg sauce: Use 1 tsp. nutmeg in place of cinnamon

Pears Louise: Serve chilled canned pear halves topped with chocolate or peach ice cream and chilled creamy cinnamon sauce.

Other suggestions: Try the ginger sauce on coffee ice cream or nutmeg sauce with peach ice cream.

Top chilled fruit, fresh or canned, with either of the sauces.

Serve warm Cinnamon or Nutmeg Sauce with homemade apple dumplings or cottage pudding. Accent hot gingerbread squares with either of the sauces, served warm. Good on steamed fruit pudding, too.

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