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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


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


  • Prepare your ingredients: Mise en place.
  • In a pot, on low to medium heat, melt the butter.
  • Add the flour.
  • Stir well, you have a roux.
  • Add a little bit of milk and stir. Repeat until you have poured all the milk.
  • Season to taste.
  • Stir (still on low to medium heat) until the sauce coats the back of the spoon.