Creamed SweetBreads

SweetBreads are a well-known desert around England and Ireland. They have a delicate, creamy blandness, are texturally sensual, and make an excellent vehicle for more intense flavors. The following recipe will provide you simple steps to prepare this delicious dessert. You can eat sweetbreads and drink a cup of coffee, it is a good combination.


  • 1 lb veal sweetbreads
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash paprika
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup light cream
  • 2/3 cup sliced mushrooms, pan fried in1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 package frozen puff patty shells, baked

Add sweetbreads to 2 cups boiling water, add 1 tbsp vinegar, 1 small bay leaf,1/2 tsp pickling spice, 1/2 tsp salt. Add sweetbreads, simmer covered 20 minutes, drain well& cool. Remove the membrane from cooled sweetbreads. Melt butter, blend in flour, salt& paprika. Add broth& cream. cook until thickened, stirinng all the while. Add sweetbeads, mushrooms& sherry. Serve in warm baked patty shells, garnish with parsley sprigs.



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