Classic Bechamel Sauce Mix

This NEW Gluten-free Béchamel Sauce mix tastes and performs just like a kitchen-made béchamel without the time consuming make up. Once made up it will not lump, thin or skin and has superior hot holding properties.

Size : 1.5kg tub

Yield : 12 litres

Shelf-life : 12 months

This product is suitable for the following dietary requirements:

  • Vegetarian

when reconstituted

Modified Tapioca Starch, Lactose (from Milk), Palm Oil, Whole Milk Powder, Milk Proteins, Dried Glucose Syrup, Salt, Onion Powder, Yeast Extract, Butter Powder (from Milk), Skimmed Milk Powder, Spice and Herb Extracts.

For allergens see ingredients in bold

Nutritional information

Typical Values Per 100ml
Per 100g
as sold
Energy 53kcal / 222kJ 419kcal / 1761kJ
Fat 1.73g 13.8g
(of which saturates) 0.24g 1.9g
Carbohydrate 8.06g 64.5g
(of which sugars) 3.19g 25.5g
Fibre Trace 0.1g
Protein 1.15g 9.2g
Salt 0.39g 3.1g

Top tips

  • For a creamier sauce, use milk instead of water – use 120g of dry power to 1 litre of cold milk.
  • Use Béchamel Sauce mix to create a velvety smooth velouté, using 125g of mix with 1 litre of Fish or Chicken stocks, great for banqueting sauces and pie fillings
  • Make up and add to the cooking process of your scrambled eggs to keep them moist during service
  • Perfect for souffles and veloutés, as well as lasagnes and moussakas
  • Use as a base for your own creations, whether you wish to add cheese for a mornay or cheese sauce, or parsley for a classic parsley sauce
  • You might also want to add to a white wine and cream reduction to make a classic cream sauce


  • Rich and smooth with the taste of an authentic Béchamel Sauce
  • NEW gluten-free recipe
  • Once made up, it won’t lump, thin or skin
  • Superior hot holding properties
  • Convenience at its best, allowing your creativity to flow
  • Great balance of flavours and seasoning

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