Before starting this Béchamel Sauce recipe, make sure you have organised all the necessary ingredients. Bring the milk to a boil. In the meantime, melt the butter in a saucepan. When the butter starts sizzling... ... add all the flour in one go. Combine well with a wooden spatula or a whisk. ...
Plain cream is used for certain sauces and sweet cream is commonly used in mousses, bavarois or whipped for decoration.