hard sauce


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hard sauce

n.
A creamy sauce of butter and sugar with rum, brandy, or vanilla flavoring, served chilled with puddings, gingerbread, or fruitcakes.

hard sauce

n
(Cookery) another name for brandy butter

hard′ sauce`


n.
a flavored dessert topping of creamed butter and confectioners' sugar.
[1895–1900]

hard sauce

- Contains butter and sugar, with brandy, rum, or vanilla.
See also related terms for vanilla.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hard sauce - butter and sugar creamed together with brandy or other flavoring and served with rich puddings
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
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The lights go back on, my grandfather dismantles the pudding; my grandmother tops each slab with a dollop of hard sauce and serves it on Christmas china.
The Holiday gift pack, which includes such ice cream flavors as Peppermint Cocoa, Gingerbread with Hard Sauce, Eggnog with Butter Rum Caramel, Sweet Potato Marshmallow, and Bourbon Pecan Pie.
1) Peppermint Cocoa: made with Oregon mint, Portland's Holy KaKow Chocolate and freshly crushed peppermint candies Gingerbread with Hard Sauce: made with our Grandma Malek's gingerbread recipe and double fold vanilla hard sauce frosting Eggnog with Butter Rum Caramel: made with our hand burned caramel sauce and Portland's Deco Rum Sweet Potato Marshmallow: made with brown sugar caramelized sweet potatoes and gooey toasted hand-made marshmallows Bourbon Pecan Pie: made with fresh pecans, molasses, brown sugar and "Oregon Whiskey" from Stone Barn Distillery on Portland's Distillery Row
The third dessert choice, not tried, was Roasted Almond Torte, a poached apple with apple brandy hard sauce.
Do-Ahead Desserts with Kim Davaz features Babas au Rhum; Tiramisu; Apricot Tortoni; and Plum Pudding With Hard Sauce.
Best riding performance Gordon Richards (1951) Britain's greatest jockey made all on Hard Sauce and drove him home by a short head from dual champion sprinter Royal Serenade Post-war, as rated by JOHN RANDALL
The lineup of specialty foods includes pretzels and unusual mustard packages, hard sauce made with cognac, bread dippers, bruschettas, crab dip blend and seafood soups, as well as ethnic and organic foods, even key lime shortbread cookies with all-natural ingredients.
It will be served with hard sauce made with sweet butter and sugar.