How Can I Make Soft Whipped Butter at Home?

published Apr 6, 2010
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Q: I love those store-bought whipped butters. However now that we’ve moved overseas, we can’t find them in the stores. Is there a way to make them at home?

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Editor: Yes! It’s quite easy in fact. The easiest way is to just run some regular unsalted butter through your food processor or in your stand mixer until it is whipped and soft — you want to just incorporate a lot of air into it. This will help soften it up for your meal. You can then leave it at room temperature for a few days to keep it soft.

If you want it to be soft and spreadable while cold, then you will need to add a little oil to the butter while mixing. Here’s an example:

Incredible Spreadable Butter at Average Betty

Readers, do you make whipped butter? Any tips?

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