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Swedish Brunsås (Brown sauce)

  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Total Time: 20m


  • 2 tbsp. Butter
  • 3 tbsp. All-purpose flour
  • 2 c Chicken or beef broth (or 1 cups water and 1 tbsp Better than Bouillon)
  • 2/3 c Heavy cream
  • 3 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Fresh ground black pepper


  1. Heat a medium sauce pan over medium and melt butter.
  2. Once butter is melted, add flour and stir/whisk vigorously to combine. Continue whisking until the roux has turned a golden brown (about 5 minutes).
  3. Slowly whisk in broth and reduce until thickened, 5-8 minutes.
  4. Whisk in cream, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Continue to stir until combined, smooth, and thickened (5-8 minutes). The sauce should coat the back of a spoon.
  5. If not serving immediately, be sure to cover or a skin will form.