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How to Make Compound Butter

I’m breaking down How to Make Compound Butter, how to store it, and the many ways you can use it. Plus, I’m sharing a master list of the various sweet and savory compound butter flavor ideas you can make!

Let’s get started!

Compound butter is essentially a type of flavored butter. To make it, softened butter is  whipped together with various sweet or savory ingredients.


1. Bring the butter to room temperature. If you forgot to do so, here’s a guide on how to soften butter quickly.  


2. Add the prepared mix-ins. You can use either sweet or savory ingredients. Make sure any herbs, fruit, ginger, or garlic is finely chopped or minced.

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