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Culinary Carrie: Make Your Own Butter

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Ingredients
  Heavy cream 1 Pint
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Herbs To Taste (Optional)
  Seasoning To Taste (Optional)
Directions

MAKING
1. Pour the heavy cream into an air tight container; ensure there is good air space.
2. Add salt put the lid and shake it hard for 10 minutes.
3. This step will go through several stages, whipped cream consistency and finally thick.
4. Once done and you reach the desired consistency, pour out the whey and save the butter.
5. Press the butter with the back of a spoon and let the excess whey drain out.
6. What you should be left is with a thick solid butter.
7. You can store the butter in the refrigerator for one week.
8. Add herbs and spices if desired.

SERVING
9. Serve the homemade butter over toasted warm bread.

Things You Will Need
air tight container

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Spread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Carb, Low Sugar
Ingredient: 
Heavy Cream
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes

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