Hollandaise Sauce

A rich, creamy hollandaise sauce makes the perfect accompaniment to so many dishes from a classic eggs benedict, an upscaled salmon eggs benedict to fish or roasted asparagus. It’s such a simple sauce to make as well and one that every home cook can easily master. Managing the temperature while making the hollandaise sauce is really the key.

Here’s how I make mine.

Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise sauce makes a classic, rich creamy sauce to pair with so many dishes from poached eggs to asparagus.

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Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time13 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • 6 tablespoons butter cut into 8 pieces

Instructions

  • Add egg yolks, vinegar, and cream to a glass bowl.
  • Whisk until very well combined and have nearly doubled in volume.
  • Add salt and cayenne pepper.
  • Place glass bowl over a small saucepan with water.
  • Do not let the glass bowl touch the water.
  • Bring the water in the saucepan to a low simmer.
  • Beat sauce with wire whisk until contents reach the consistency of a thick cream.
  • Turn off heat and add butter to the sauce, whisking until creamy.
  • Pour into a serving container.
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Robyn Stone

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