This creamy, smooth Cinnamon-Vanilla Sauce with Fresh Fruit recipe is perfect to serve anytime. Try it as a starter, or use as a dessert, too.
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 6 cups assorted fresh fruit (apples, bananas, grapes, mangoes, papayas, peaches, and/or strawberries)
- Ground cinnamon, (optional)
COMBINE sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon sticks in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes just to a boil and slightly thickens. Remove from heat and remove cinnamon sticks; stir in vanilla extract. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until well chilled. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.
ARRANGE fruit in dessert dishes. Top with sauce. Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
TIP: Refrigerate leftover sauce in covered container for up to 3 to 4 days.
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Cinnamon-Vanilla Sauce with Fresh Fruit
My family didn't care for this one. The thickness of the sauce and the heaviness of the cinnamon took away from the flavor of the fresh fruit, rather than add to it. I would suggest using less corn starch and perhaps a little nutmeg with the cinnamon.
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