This homemade butter is the yummiest, creamiest butter you have ever tasted! And it is so much fun to make.
I have always wondered how to make homemade butter. I guess I had visions of churning and churning with big wooden apparatus. Thank goodness for the invention of the food processor.
Who knew it was so amazingly easy! It’s really great to get kids involved to this for a great little science experiment. My daughter was simply amazed at the transformation. I have even seen people put the cream in a mason jar and shake, shake, shake for the same results. But we opted for the easier electricity using method.
Homemade butter is so creamy and fresh! Have fun making your own too.
2 cups of Heavy Cream
Add the heavy cream to your food processor and blend for 10 minutes.
You will see the cream begin to change properties and separate from the buttermilk. It first starts to look like whipped cream. Then it begins to separate and look like more of a curdled milk. Then it becomes more solid. So neat!
After 10 minutes, pour off the buttermilk.
Then, press the butter into a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth (or you can even use your hands) to remove as much of the remaining liquid as possible.
Next, return the butter to the food processor and add 2 tablespoon of cold water to remove any remaining buttermilk. The butter will last longer if you get as much out as possible.
You will notice that the butter is a very light yellow. This is the natural way butter looks. 🙂
How to Make Homemade Butter
- 2 cups Heavy Cream
- Add the heavy cream to your food processor and blend for 10 minutes.
- You will see the cream begin to change properties and separate from the buttermilk. It first starts to look like whipped cream. Then it begins to separate and look like more of a curdled milk. Then it becomes more solid.
- After 10 minutes, pour off the buttermilk.
- Then, press the butter into a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth (or you can even use your hands) to remove as much of the remaining liquid as possible.
- Next, return the butter to the food processor and add 2 tablespoon of cold water to remove any remaining buttermilk. The butter will last longer if you get as much out as possible.
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Angi @ SchneiderPeeps
We love making homemade butter. I’ve never made it in a food processor, I usually just put the cream in a mason jar and let my kids shake it. Your way is much faster. Thanks for sharing at Simple Lives Thursday; hope to see you again this week.
Hello gorgeous! What an amazing recipe. Oh Yum! Pinned. We hope to see you at our party tonight at 7 pm. It is so fun to party with you! http://loulougirls.blogspot.com/
Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls
How cool is that! Thanks for the tutorial. When I pinned the recipe the only photo available to pin on this post was the homemade creamer. I’m at a loss. It’s pinned with the creamer photo but linked to this post. I’ve tried the pin button and my toolbar pin icon and it ended with the same result. Just thought I would let you know. Thanks for linking up for Scraptastic Saturdays. This post will be shared via FB/Twitter/Pinterest. Have a wonderful day. Hope to see you next Saturday.
Nothing is better than homemade butter, fantastic! Hope you are having a great fall day and thanks so much for sharing this awesome post with Full Plate Thursday.
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this is divine. Homemade is always best. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. xo
I’ve never thought to make my own butter before, I didn’t realise it was that easy! Looks so much better than store bought too! Thanks for sharing 🙂
Hmmmm…butter!! (As Julia Childs would say) Thanks for sharing with the Thursday Blog Hop!
Sherri, this is such a fabulous post! The tutorial is terrific, your pictures are great and I am so glad you linked up to Wonderful Wed. Blog Hop! I featured you on my fb page and will also feature you next Wed at the Hop so be sure to stop by again next week. THANK YOU! Carrie, A Mother’s Shadow
This is amazing!! I’m trying it later this week! I make my own ricotta cheese and thought it was easy. This is even easier. Thanks so much for sharing!!
I totally pinned this! This looks SO cool!
Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!
Kristina and Millie
totally awesome! thanks so much for this recipe/instructions. I looked awhile back for how to make butter and only found a jar w/mables and you get like 1 tbl…….I love this how to since I can make so much at a time 🙂
We love homemade butter! And often add herbs to it and store in the freezer for later. I especially love adding dill for salmon.
What a great tutorial! I love making my own butter and recently blogged about it too. It’s awesome to see some things you did differently and your beautiful pics! Thank you for sharing.