How To Bring Butter To Room Temperature

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How To Bring Butter To Room Temperature

Bring butter to room temperature is important in most recipes.  Learn of all the quick and easy ways you can bring butter to room temperature quick!

Bring butter to room temperature

We’ve all done it, right? You find a great recipe you’re excited about making and after you’ve pulled out all the ingredients you realize you forgot to set out the butter ahead of time.

So what do you do?  Have you ever noticed when you melt butter how it turns to liquid? The butter and liquid separate because water and oil don’t mix well together. It’s no good to use at this point.

So you don’t want melted butter you want room temperature butter, and you need it quick!

How To Bring Butter To Room Temperature

1.  Place butter on top of gas stove. Since gas stoves are usually warm the heat will warm your butter.

2.  If you don’t have a gas stove, preheat your oven and place butter on top of oven.

3.  Put butter in a ziplock bag place in a bowl of warm water (not hot) for 3-5 minutes.

4.  Put butter in a ziplock bag and beat it with a rolling pin.

5.  Grate it with a cheese grater.

6.  Dice butter into small pieces and microwave on defrost for 5-10 seconds.

7.  Put in a ziplock bag and tuck it under your arm while your preparing the recipe.

8.  Change the microwave temperature to 50%, melt in 10 second increments.

9.  Bring a cup of water to a boil in a saucepan, remove from heat when water begins to boil, empty saucepan, place empty saucepan over butter for a few minutes.

10. Warm in a double-boiler for butter.

11. Microwave a bowl of water until it’s almost to a boil, remove bowl and set butter inside warm microwave for a few minutes.

What are method you use?


Items used for these methods

grater | saucepan | glass bowls | double boiler

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  1. Stick it in my pocket. Thank you, good ideas…

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