Did you know that you can make your own Homemade Butter with a single ingredient and less than 5 minutes in the Kitchen?
When it’s this simple, why would you ever buy store-bought again? Today we will also share with you the secret to softening butter and also making butter in a jar. You will also love the holiday butters.
How To Make Homemade Butter
This visual guide outlines the steps to recreate your own homemade butter at home. Here’s what you need.
- 2 cups (500ml) Heavy Cream (organic optional)
- 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
- Pour cream into a food processor or blender. Process for 2 minutes, or until the butter separates.
- Strain off liquid. Season with salt or herbs to taste (optional)
How To Make Homemade Butter Video
via Just A Taste, Youtube.
Kelly from Just a Taste is here to show us how using Heavy Cream and your food processor produces homemade butter. She uses and recommends Organic Cream.
There are 3 distinct stages in the butter-making process. Soft peaks, stiff peaks, and the final stage are when the butter solids separate from the buttermilk. To view, click Play above ^
Homemade Butter Recipes
Once you learn how to make your own Homemade Butter you can also make some unique flavors for bread.
You can try your hand at Fragrant, Spicy, Herbal and Sweet and it will add a unique touch to your cooking. This chart from Look Listen Smell Eat has some great suggestions.
Holiday Butter Flavors
Not to be outdone, Buzzfeed has some awesome ideas including Tarragon, Red Wine, Mustard, Parsley and Anchovy Butter to name but a few.
These flavors are perfect for the holidays and will take your celebrations next level. You can also try a few of your own!
How To Make Butter In A Jar
Playdough To Plato has bought fun into the kitchen by making butter in a jar. It has the same result as churning.
You half fill your jar with cream and shake. The kids will love this fun method. You can see the full instructions here.
How To Soften Butter Quickly
If hard butter is the bane of your existence, you will love this clever trick from My Pinterosity Life. By placing your butter in a glass, it will soften to room temperature quickly.