Homemade Butter

Homemade Butter Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Laura Drob

By
@MyLadyAlexis

I made a medium size jelly jar of this butter and couldn't believe how good this was. It reminded me of the butter we used to make at my grandma's house when I was a child.Better than the butter you buy at the store.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Unknown
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1 or 2 pt
heavy whipping cream
1/2 tsp
salt

How to Make Homemade Butter

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pour the whipping cream into a jar leaving a few inches at the top of the jar. A jelly jar or a mason jar will probably work. But if you use the jelly jar you will probably need to cover the top of the jar with a piece of plastic wrap before twisting the top back on it tightly.
  • 2Now this will be the hardest part of the process. Just shake the jar vigorously for up to 15 to 25 minutes. You will feel the cream thickening during the later part of the shaking process. Just keep shaking till it gets to the desired creaminess / thickness you prefer. Once you have it then all you do is add the salt (optional of course). At this point just mix it and if you want you can place the butter in a bowl or other container of your liking but you can also just leave it in the jar. You might also consider adding in any flavoring or spices to make a flavored butter. I made some ranch flavored butter for mashed potatoes for dinner. It was delightful.
  • 3This butter does need to be stored in the fridge and will last for up to two weeks,if the kids don't polish it off long before then. Enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Homemade Butter

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #butter, #creamy, #homemade




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

How To Cut An Avocado (like A Pro) Recipe

How to Cut an Avocado (Like A Pro)

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Thanks to the Just A Pinch Test Kitchen, you can easily cut an avocado like a pro! Watch the "pinch tips" video here.