Three Easy Compound Butters

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1/2 cup butter per recipe
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3 easy compound butter recipes. Butter creamed together with 3 different ingredients makes easy and delicious compound butters.


Lavender Butter:

1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 teaspoons dried culinary lavender, ground or crushed

Date Butter:

1/2 cup unsalted butter
3-4 dates, mashed

Lemon Butter:

1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 lemon, zest only
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Helpful Equipment

Microplane zester


1) Mash butter with a fork in a bowl until it’s soft.

2) Mash in ingredient of choice and mix well to combine and distribute it. For the lavender, crush or grind the buds before mixing in with the butter.

3) Scoop butter onto wax paper and roll into a tight ball.

4) Roll the butter up into a cylinder and label it.

Store in the freeze for two weeks.