German Hunter Sauce

German Hunter Sauce. This sauce is perfect for Jagerschnitzel and Spaetzle and very easy to make from scratch.

German Hunter Sauce

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Gravys & Sauces
Cuisine German
Servings 6 portions


  • 1 pound cremini mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 oz. bacon finely cut into cubes
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 2 cubes dark basic sauce i.e. AllTastesGerman Recipe
  • or 1/4 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper


  • Peel and chop onion finely.
  • Cut bacon into small cubes.
  • Clean the mushrooms and cut into slices.
  • In a medium sized pan fry onion and bacon cubes until golden brown.
  • Add mushrooms and cook for about 5 minutes or until almost tender.
  • Melt in butter and sauce cubes.
  • Sprinkle with flour and mix well.
  • Add heavy whipping cream and bring to a boil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Reduce to low heat and add sour cream.