Flavored Butter


I think Blogger is finally back to normal – well kind of.  This post never reappeared so I am re-posting it.  I was unable to post for awhile then was a bit worried because this post disappeared.   It feels great to be back and posting again!  Happy Monday!

Have you been to a restaurant that serves savory and/or sweet butter with their bread/rolls?  Just thinking about it makes me hungry.  I like to make savory and sweet butter for special occasions because it makes me feel extra special and it seems everyone else at the the table likes them too.  Sometimes I add a little a garlic to the herb butter to make garlic bread. With the extra butter, I spread it on Italian bread and put it in the broiler for 1-2 minutes (keep checking it because the broiler is a fiery inferno that will quickly burn your bread (or so I’ve heard 😉

  Herb Butter

I encourage you to try other herb combinations – please share in the comments if you have tried other herbs or do try other herb combinations.  You can very easily multiply this recipe or divide it, as needed.
 

Sweet Butter

Flavored Butter
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Ingredients for Herb Butter

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened (you can use salted but then omit the salt)
1 teaspoon fresh chives, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh dill, chopped
1/8 teaspoon table salt
Optional
1 clove garlic, minced

Directions for Herb Butter
1.  Mix all ingredients together (you can do this by hand or with a mixer).  Store in the refrigerator, bring to room temperature to serve.

Ingredients for Sweet Butter
4 tablespoons butter (unsalted or salted, if you use unsalted you may want to add a pinch of salt)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon honey

Directions for Sweet Butter
1.  Mix all ingredients together (you can do this by hand or with a mixer).  Store in the refrigerator, bring to room temperature to serve. 

Mangia!
Lindsay Lou

Source: Hoosier Baker original

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