Bechamel Sauce

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For the classic and endlessly useful Bechamel sauce, first infuse the milk with a bay leaf and half an onion studded with 3 cloves. Bring the milk to the boil then simmer for 10 minutes, then remove from the bowl and wipe clean. You can omit this initial stage if you want to.

Preparation time: 1 minute
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Makes: 2 1/2 cups

Attachments: Heat and Splashguard, Flexi Beater


  1. Add all of the ingredients to the Blender. Remove the top outlet cover and attach the Blender to the high speed outlet at the rear of the machine.
  2. Check the lid and filler cap are correctly fitted, set the speed to maximum and blend for 50 seconds. Time: 50 secs | Speed: max.
  3. Remove the Blender and pour the ingredients into the main bowl. Place the top outlet cover back onto the machine and attach the Flexi Beater and the Splashguard. Set the temperature to 245ºF and the speed to stirring speed 1 and cook for 5 minutes. Time: 5 mins | Temperature: 245ºF | Speed: 1
  4. Season to taste.

Note: if the sauce become too thick for your needs, you can add some more milk to thin it.


Milk 2 cups
Butter 4 tbsp
Flour 2/3 cup
Salt 1 tsp
White pepper 1/2 tsp

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