Making Butter

Homemade butter, nothing better!  Making butter is a little messy but worth it, the taste is very different from store bought.  If you want to add fresh herbs or flavorings you can!  All you need is heavy cream, I like to buy it close to the best used by date on the carton because the store marks it down for faster sale.  After I make the butter log, I freeze it and cut off what is needed.  Let’s see how to make your own butter!

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Start with heavy whipping cream
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Pour in mixing bowl
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Cover your mixer with plastic wrap, start on a low speed for a bit, than turn it to the highest speed!  This is the messy part!
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About 10 minutes later take a peek!
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Scrape sides of bowl & mix until you see milk in the mixing bowl
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It’s butter milk!
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Pour the milk off, blend more to see if there is more butter milk to get
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Yum!  I love making butter milk pancakes, you can freeze the butter milk in ice cube trays to use at a later time
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Now add salt or separate into smaller portions & add flavorings 
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I use parchment paper to mold into a log,  a butter mold would be fun too!
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Ready for the freezer!

Enjoy!  Show off your homemade butter to your family & friends!

#homemadebutterisyummy

#wishihadacow

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