Not as hard on one's arteries as a classic hard sauce, which blends butter, sugar and brandy. Evaporated fat-free milk lends low-fat richness to brandy's pleasant kick.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1995


Recipe Summary

20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk together egg and cornstarch in a small heavy nonreactive saucepan until smooth. Whisk in evaporated milk, sugar and salt. Whisking constantly over low heat, bring the mixture to a simmer; it will be frothy and thickened. Remove from the heat and stir in brandy. Let cool slightly.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Warm gently before serving.

Nutrition Facts

34 calories; protein 1.2g 2% DV; carbohydrates 5.6g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiberg; sugars 5.4g; fat 0.3g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; cholesterol 12.1mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 58.8IU 1% DV; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 2.4mcg 1% DV; calcium 32.6mg 3% DV; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 3.3mg 1% DV; potassium 39.7mg 1% DV; sodium 25.8mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.