Cassava Flour GF White Sauce (BÉCHAMEL)

Cassava Flour GF White Sauce (BÉCHAMEL)

Gluten-free white sauce, also known as a classic béchamel sauce, is one of the five mother sauces in French cuisine. This easy recipe, made from butter, gluten-free flour, and milk, can be used on its own or as the base for many other sauces. Easy to customize for dairy-free or grain-free options. 


  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Three Spades Cassava Flour 
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, optional
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper, optional
  • 1 cup milk, plus more as needed to reach desired consistency


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.
  2. Whisk in Cassava Flour.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  4. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  5. Gradually whisk in the milk.
  6. Continue to cook over medium to low heat, stirring continuously, until the sauce is thick, about 10 minutes.
  7. Add more milk if needed to reach desired consistency.

Adapted from wheatbythewayside

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