1 Cup butter
1 Cup all-purpose flour
3 Cups half & half
1 Cup whole milk
¼ Cup sugar
¾ Tps. salt

Taken from The Global Gourmet, Concordia Language Villages, Moorhead, Minnesota. This recipe was submitted by Amy Erickson, longtime Concordia College Food Service Manager.


Melt butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Stir in flour with wire whisk. Cook until mixture bubbles; cook 30 seconds longer. Heat half & half and milk together; slowly add to flour mixture. Stir with wire whisk while mixing. Return to microwave until mixture begins to boil, about 2 minutes. Remove from microwave; stir in sugar and salt. Microwave 30 seconds longer. Add more hot milk if necessary to reach desired consistency. Service warm with melted butter, cinnamon, and sugar, if desired. Sixteen servings.

The Global Gourmet, by Concordia Language Villages, may be purchased by writing to:

Concordia Language Village
901 8th St. S.
Moorhead, MN 56562