slices of pudding on a white plate with brandy butter sauce melting on top

Brandy Butter Sauce

Brandy Butter Sauce - this hard sauce melts into a golden river of creamy, buttery brandy sauce when it hits your warm Christmas pudding or dessert.

Course Dessert, Sweet Treat, Sauce/Condiment
Cuisine Modern Australian
Keyword rum butter, brandy butter, brandy butter sauce
Setting Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 or more
Calories Per Serve 215 kcal
Author Lee-Ann Grace | Chef Not Required


  • 150 g butter - soften slightly, but not melted (5oz)
  • 70 g confectioner's sugar / icing sugar (2½oz) sifted
  • 70 g light brown sugar (2½oz)
  • 1/4 tsp mixed spice
  • pinch ground cloves
  • 3 tbsp brandy


  1. Place softened butter (150g/5oz) in a bowl and beat with a hand-held mixer until fluffy.

  2. Add sugars (70g/2½oz each of light brown & icing sugar) and mix to combine.

  3. Add mixed spice (¼tsp), ground cloves (a pinch) and brandy (3 tbsp), mixing to combine.

  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour to become firm.

Recipe Notes

*Please note that the amount of calories per serve is provided as a guide only, as ingredients and cooking methods can vary greatly*