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Sweet & Savory Compound Butters

With under 5 MINUTES of hands-on time these compound butters are the perfect way to keep the flavors of summer going all year long. Slather the sweet fruit flavors on waffles, pancakes, or english muffins. Use the savory flavors to add a bright pop to chicken, steak, or bread. Every flavor is equally delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 111kcal

Ingredients

Mixed Berry Butter

  • ¼ cup mixed berries strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries all work well
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 8 tbsp butter softened

Lemon Blueberry Butter

  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 8 tbsp butter softened

Raspberry Orange Butter

  • ¼ cup raspberries
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 8 tbsp butter softened

Herb Butter

  • 1 tsp sage minced
  • 1 tsp rosemary minced
  • 1 tsp thyme minced
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 8 tbsp butter softened

Lemon Garlic Thyme Butter

  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • tsp thyme minced
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 8 tbsp butter softened

Jalapeno Cilantro Butter

  • tsp jalapeno minced
  • tsp cilantro minced
  • ¼ tsp garlic minced
  • 8 tbsp butter softened

Instructions

  • Whip softened butter in a bowl for 30 seconds on medium speed.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients. Whip again for another 30 seconds on medium.
  • Place on plastic wrap, parchment paper, wax paper, or freezer paper. Wrap into a log form and store in the refrigerator or freezer.

Notes

Tips & Tricks
  • Be careful to soften and not melt the butter.
  • Use real butter as well as fresh herbs and citrus. It makes all the difference.
  • For the best flavor make sure your herbs, berries, citrus, etc. are ripe and flavorful.
 
Additional notes:
If you use frozen berries, thaw and drain fully before combining with the butter.
Lasts in the refrigerator for 5-7 days and in the freezer for up to a year. See the post for specific storing  instructions. 

Nutrition

Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg