Chefs Butter Recipes
Candied Garlic Pepper Butter
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened (1 stick)
- 2 candied garlic cloves*
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- Pinch of salt
*Candied garlic cloves: In a frying pan. Place whole garlic head in 400-degree oven, covered with aluminum foil, for about 45 minutes, or until the garlic has softened. Scoop out cloves, or pinch out, when cooled. Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until well combined. Fill the Butter Bell Crock with the delicious butter mixture and serve with a crusty French Baguette or on top of a grilled Rib Eye Steak.
10 BEST SIMPLE BUTTER RECIPES TO SERVE ALL YEAR ROUND
Show your friends and family how much you care with these special flavored and herbed butter recipes. They’ll never guess something so tasty can be created in 5 minutes or less!
To prepare a basic flavored butter recipe, place ½ cup softened butter in a bowl. Using a wooden spoon or electric mixer, cream butter until fluffy. Stir in two tablespoons of your favorite herbs and flavorings (see suggestions below) or create your own. Pack the butter into the Butter Bell Crock and serve immediately.
Add a squeeze of lemon juice to butter made with two tablespoons fresh thyme. Excellent served over warm vegetables.
Mix one teaspoon vanilla extract into butter and beat. Then add 1 tablespoon honey and mix. Perfect for breakfast rolls, toast, croissants and scones.
Add two tablespoons of prepared cranberry sauce to softened butter. Serve with dinner rolls or atop slices of turkey or ham.
Add two tablespoons of your favorite jelly or jam. Great served on pancakes and waffles for breakfast or brunch.
Mix butter with 1/3 cup finely chopped toasted pecans. Serve on sweet potatoes, gingerbread or pumpkin bread.
SOUTHERN LIVING’S BOURBON BUTTER
Add two tablespoons bourbon to butter. Tasty on toasted pound cake or sweet potato biscuits.
GORGONZOLA BLUE BUTTER
In a food processor combine 4 TBSP butter with 4 TBSP Gorgonzola cheese. Process until smooth. Fantastic shmeared on top of a juicy grilled steak!
Combine ½ cup butter with ¼ brown sugar, 1 TSP Cinnamon, ½ TSP ground Ginger, pinch of nutmeg and a pinch of ground Cloves. Try adding a teaspoon of this butter to your morning coffee or tea for added flavor. Also delicious spread over muffins, roasted carrots or toast.