German Hunter Sauce

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

German Hunter Sauce

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


  • 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.
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