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Mustard Ham Sauce

Recipe Information
Perfect tradtional Mustard Sauce to serve with ham or any vegetable, cheese, or roasted meat.

S. Chokel

Serves/Makes:About 3 cups

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) dry mustard
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 2 cups (475 ml) cream or half and half
  • 6 beaten egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) vinegar
  • In a double boiler, mix sugar, mustard, salt and cream.
  • Add SLOWLY; 6 egg yolks and vinegar.
  • Cook in double boiler until mixture thickens, stirring constantly.
  • If needed, thin mixture by adding a little more vinegar, or thicken by adding corn starch.
  • Serve sauce hot.
  • Can be re-heated to use later with success!
For a wonderful after Easter or Christmas Ham luncheon, toast specialy breads, butter them, lay warm slices of ham and a thin slice or two of cheese, then drizzle hot mustard sauce over the top and sprinkle with paprika.