Recipe courtesy of Ouita P Michel

White Cheddar Mornay

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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2 ounces butter

2 ounces all-purpose flour

1 quart whole milk

8 ounces sharp white Cheddar, shredded

1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

1/4 teaspoon cayenne, or to taste


  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Whisk in the flour, and add the milk slowly, whisking as you go. Let the sauce simmer over a very low flame for about 10 minutes. Stir in the cheese, dry mustard, Worcestershire, salt, white pepper and cayenne.