2 cups


5 min.


5 min.

Vanille Soße

German Vanilla Sauce

German homemade vanilla sauce is easy to make and has a indulging creamy texture.


Vanilla Sauce Recipe

German Vanilla Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: German
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Angela Schofield


  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp. corn starch
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 egg yolks


  • In a sauce pan, mix corn starch with two tablespoons of cold milk.
  • Separate egg yolks from egg whites and beat lightly.
  • Bring rest of the milk, heavy whipping cream, sugar, salt and vanilla to a boil and set aside.
  • Gradually whisk the egg yolks into the milk mixture.
  • Cook mixture on low heat for about two minutes.
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Serving Tip:

This vanilla sauce is the perfect companion for apple strudel, sweet yeast dumplings or waffles.