Making your own butter supposedly produces a lighter and fresher, free of the preservatives and artificial coloring butter. And since I love butter, I decided to find a DIY for butter. So excited to try it. Check it out.
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon sour cream (optional)
- Mason Jar or food processor
- Small mesh strainer
Using the Mason Jar, vigorously shake the cream for 20-30 minutes.
Or, place the cream in the food processor for about 5 minutes and whip until the butter has formed a solid yet grainy yellow mass.
Pour every thing onto the small mesh strainer over and into bowl. The liquid is buttermilk! (You get milk and buttermilk with this process! How awesome is that?) Refrigerate the butter milk, it will last for several days.
Pour the butter into a mixing bowl and pour cold water over the butter. Gently massage the butter and press it together. This removes any additional buttermilk. You want to remove excess buttermilk because it will cause the butter to go sour quickly. Pour out the water. Gently massage the butter and repeat the process until the water is clear.
You can then add salt, herbs, or any other seasoning you would like to the butter to give it the taste you!
As much as I want to make pizza with fresh mozzarella this item has caught my eye. Humm I am quite tempted.