Compound butter recipes

Compound butter is simply butter with an added flavor or two mixed in. It’s not just like buttering an item and then adding a sprinkle of the flavor – compound butter becomes a unique flavor unto itself. One of the simplest examples will be familiar to most of my readers in the Southeastern US: honey butter, a simple blend of honey with butter, whipped together and served immediately. These butters are a very easy way to look like you went to a lot of trouble.

Compound Butter Recipes
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Some people like to roll them up and refrigerate them so they become solid rolls you can put on the table, but with any of these recipes, you can just whip the ingredients together in a bowl and serve.



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