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[mass noun] A sauce of butter and sugar, typically with brandy, rum, or vanilla added.
- ‘Freeman Moser, Tearoom coordinator, said the menu soon will include a baked apple with a ginger hard sauce and homemade apple strudel.’
- ‘When it came to dessert, my family expected pumpkin pie and I was partial to my grandmother's recipe for old-fashioned brandied mince pie with white ‘hard sauce.’’
- ‘Serve this hard sauce with bread pudding or other dessert.’
- ‘My mother would make her favorite bread pudding: layers of buttered bread sandwiching mincemeat and marmalade, doused with cream and eggs, baked until puffy as a quilted pillow, and slathered with hard sauce.’
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