Easy Hollandaise Sauce

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This classic sauce is delicious…and dare we say, it’s so easy to make in your very own kitchen.

You won’t believe how fast this comes together and how absolutely delicious it is.

Easy hollandaise sauce being poured onto eggs Benedict


Did we mention how fast this sauce comes together? This is considered the one of the great French Mother Sauces, and I think we all understand w

All you need is a blender, some warm butter, a couple of egg yolks, and a few other ingredients, and you are golden!

Not sure? Well, watch us show you how simple it is to make this iconic sauce!


You don’t need to worry about pulling out that double-boiler…this recipe gives you the trick.

Just add the ingredients (except the melted butter) into the blender.

(Add a little more cayenne if you like a little heat to your Easy Hollandaise Sauce)

Hollandaise ingredients in a blender for easy hollandaise sauce

After blending, all that’s needed is to carefully add the melted butter, while motoring is running.

So easy!

And so delicious!

Butter being poured into blender for easy hollandaise sauce


Lickety-split, you have delicious hollandaise sauce!!

This is perfect on Eggs Blackstone, Classic Eggs Benedict, and Poached Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce!

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Or another favorite is our incredible Poached Salmon with Capers and Hollandaise Sauce

So incredibly delicious…and easy to prepare!

Poached salmon with hollandaise sauce being poured on top

Poached salmon with hollandaise sauce being poured on top

No Fuss Hollandaise Sauce

This no fuss hollandaise sauce takes the classic mother sauce and makes it super simple. All you need is a good blender and you're good to go. All the flavor, and no worries with a double broiler. Use this no fuss hollandaise sauce on roasted veggies, eggs benedict, or poached salmon.
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Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Sauce
Keyword: blender Hollandaise recipe, Hollandaise
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 244kcal


  • Blender, or small food processor


  • 12 tbsp unsalted butter 1½ sticks
  • 4 egg yolks room temp
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • tsp Kosher salt
  • ¾ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper or more, to taste
  • warm water as needed


  • Place butter in a small saucepan, and melt over medium-low heat.
  • In a blender, add the egg yolks, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and cayenne and blend for about 10 to 15 seconds.
  • Remove the vent from the lid of the blender. Carefully turn back on the blender.
  • Slowly pour in the warm melted butter. Blend until sauce is thick and smooth.
  • Taste, and adjust seasonings, if necessary. Slowly, and gradually, add enough warm water until you reach your desired pourable consistency.
  • Serve within 1 hour. If you are making ahead of time, add 1 tablespoon of hot tap water and blend before serving. But really, it's so easy, you can make this an hour before you need it, with no problem.



Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 191mg | Sodium: 590mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 883IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg
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