Definition of hard sauce in English:

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hard sauce

noun

[mass noun]
A sauce of butter and sugar, typically with brandy, rum, or vanilla added.
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • 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.’
  • Freeman Moser, Tearoom coordinator, said the menu soon will include a baked apple with a ginger hard sauce and homemade apple strudel.

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