• Makes 1
  • 25 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 7 Ingredients


Bread sauce is delicious with leftover turkey. Quick, easy and creamy with a subtle flavour.

Ingredients (makes 1 cup)

  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 onion
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 slices bread/ make breadcrumbs
  • 3 Tbsp cream
  • 1/2 tsp cranberry sauce


  1. Push cloves into onion and place in saucepan with milk and bay leaf.
  2. Bring to the boil, do not boil over, remove from heat/turn off. Leave to sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the onion and bay leaf and discard.
  4. Add breadcrumbs to the pan, add salt and pepper to taste. Return to heat and simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring.
  5. Stir in cream.
  6. Serve with the cranberry sauce on top.


Leftover turkey can be dry; I make this bread sauce to eat with the turkey. I love the subtle flavour and creamy texture of this sauce.

  • I’ve been trying to replicate my mums bread sauce, it was so yummy. Thus looks pretty similar. We have it with chicken


  • Something new to try and not something I’d heard of before. Might try next time I have some left over roast chicken.


  • An interesting recipe, thanks for posting.


  • I too have never heard of bread sauce before but sounds like great way to utilise left overs.


  • Never heard of bread sauce before. Looks very yummy! Thanks for sharing!


  • The recipe certainly has heaps of flavour – sounds great to have with turkey.


  • A new sauce to have with turkey,this will come in handy,thanks!


  • Very cool idea.


  • This would be a fantastic sauce to make come Christmas time


  • Oh my god, bread sauce! My mum made this all the time for roast chicken and I loved it. Tried to recreate recipe, but failed. Thank you


  • This is quite clever.


  • beautifully unique


  • I have never tried this or heard of this before. Thanks for sharing!


  • What a great recipe.


  • it s so really awesome exellent


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