Foolproof White Sauce

Foolproof White Sauce

If you mix in cold milk, this easy sauce will have no lumps. It's rich and very delicious.


All-purpose flour
25 g
Butter or margarine
25 g
500 ml


1. Put the butter and flour in a pot and sauté over low heat for 5 minutes.
2. Once viscous, add the cold milk all at once and heat over medium while mixing until it begins to boil.
3. Once it starts to boil, switch to a wooden spatula and quickly mix. Continue cooking until reduced.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I was taught to use warm milk when learning how to make white sauce in high school. However, it turned out just as good when I just added cold milk to the pan.