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hollandaise sauce

Hollandaise Sauce Recipe With A Kick

The traditional Hollandaise Sauce with a little bit of an extra kick
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 67kcal


  • 80 ml / 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp  cracked black pepper
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp  cayenne pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp  salt according to taste


  • Place a saucepan over a medium heat
  • Add the vinegar, pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and bay leaf to the saucepan and simmer for 15 minutes until reduced
  • Remove the bay leaf and set aside to cool
  • Place the eggs in a stand mixer with a whisk attachment and turn to a medium speed
  • Add the vinegar mixture to the eggs until combined
  • Very slowly add the hot butter into the mixer until the sauce is glossy
  • Season and serve immediately