brandy butter


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brandy butter

n
(Cookery) butter and sugar creamed together with brandy and served with Christmas pudding, etc. Also called: hard sauce
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This is probably due to it being a staple of festive treats, as rich fruit cake, Christmas puddings and mince pies often contain brandy - and are served with brandy butter.
Then, of course, the Christmas lunch - turkey, roast potatoes, stuffing and all the trimmings, followed by mince pies and Christmas pudding with brandy butter.
Brandy butter is another sauce that Christmas wouldn't be the same without.
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If you have used brandy to soak your pudding use brandy butter or brandy sauce.
Rebuzzi says the pudding will happily keep in the fridge or a cool, dry place until Christmas Day, when you'll need to steam it again for another hour, before serving with your favourite brandy butter or cream (he serves his with brandy custard, yum
Tip: Cream is far less calorific than brandy butter - just add a slug of brandy for taste.
Steam for another two to three hours on Christmas Day and serve with either brandy butter, rum sauce, cream or custard.
Eat it with low-fat custard or fat-free Greek yoghurt instead of brandy butter or cream.
The other two courses will include a choice of Christmas puddings with brandy sauce; Sherry trifle; or Mince pie and brandy butter, in addition to Cider brandy truffles and a choice of Colston Basset Stilton Cheese or Mont D'Or Vacherin.