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How to make a bechamel

Bechamel is a white velvety sauce made in a 2 easy steps. Make a roux and add gradually your milk. Season with salt & nutmeg, delicious!
Cuisine: French
Keyword: bechamel, condensed milk, french, roux, tutorial
Author: Mélanie

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup flour 40g
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed 40g
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Nutmeg to taste optional

Instructions

  • Prepare your ingredients: Mise en place.
    Empty pot surrounded with ingredients, mise en place
  • In a pot, on low to medium heat, melt the butter.
    Melted butter in a pot with flour and a wooden spoon on the side
  • Add the flour.
    Flour on a melted butter with a wooden spoon on the side
  • Stir well, you have a roux.
    Roux in pot
  • Add a little bit of milk and stir. Repeat until you have poured all the milk.
    Milk poured on a roux in a pot
  • Season to taste.
  • Stir (still on low to medium heat) until the sauce coats the back of the spoon.
    Bechamel dripping from a wooden spoon

Notes

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