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These 3 Homemade Compound Butters Will Add The Perfect Burst Of Flavor To Any Bread Basket

by Morgan Greenwald
Morgan is a writer on the branded content team who loves breakfast food almost as much as she loves dogs.

On its own, bread is addicting enough, but, combined with fresh compound butter, it’s downright impossible to turn down.

Even though I know that the bread basket served at the beginning of the meal will only spoil my appetite, I can’t help but dig into a fresh roll slathered with melted butter.

In all honesty, it’s worth spoiling my appetite just to enjoy those doughy bites of bread and butter!

Recently, I’ve been toying with ways to bake my favorite breads at home. So far, these cheesy breadsticks are one of my favorites, but my bread basket just doesn’t feel complete without compound butter.

Thankfully, these three compound butter recipes are easy to make and will complement every flavor in my bread basket, from sweet to savory! I had no idea how easy it is to make butter at home, but now that I have these recipes to follow, I will be serving homemade butter with everything from my bread to my pancakes!

Check out the instructions below to learn how to make pesto, raspberry walnut, and pumpkin pecan compound butter, and watch the video for a step-by-step guide!

Do you know someone who loves to slather butter on everything?

Cook: 0 min
Prep: 10 min
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 quart heavy whipping cream
  • 12 tsp. Salt
  • garlic powder
  • 14 cup basil, chopped
  • 5 tbsps. walnuts, chopped
  • 13 cup raspberries
  • 2 tbsps. canned pumpkin
  • 14 cup pecans, chopped
Instructions
  • With an electric mixer, combine the heavy whipping cream and salt until solid. Thoroughly drain any remaining liquid and divide the butter into 3 portions.
  • To make pesto butter, use the electric mixer to combine a portion of the butter with a dash of garlic powder, basil, and 1 tbsp. walnuts.
  • To make raspberry walnut butter, use the electric mixer to combine a portion of the butter with the raspberries and 4 tbsps. chopped walnuts.
  • To make pumpkin pecan butter, use the electric mixer to combine a portion of the butter with canned pumpkin and pecans.
  • Roll the butters up into log shapes with wax paper and let set in the fridge.
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Compound Butter 3 Ways 10 minutes 0 minutes 10 minutes Serves 8 //www.littlethings.com/app/uploads/2017/09/recipe_card_CompoundButter_1280x627px-1.jpg-1-850x444.jpg heavy whipping cream Salt garlic powder basil, chopped walnuts, chopped raspberries canned pumpkin pecans, chopped With an electric mixer, combine the heavy whipping cream and salt until solid. Thoroughly drain any remaining liquid and divide the butter into 3 portions. To make pesto butter, use the electric mixer to combine a portion of the butter with a dash of garlic powder, basil, and 1 tbsp. walnuts. To make raspberry walnut butter, use the electric mixer to combine a portion of the butter with the raspberries and 4 tbsps. chopped walnuts. To make pumpkin pecan butter, use the electric mixer to combine a portion of the butter with canned pumpkin and pecans. Roll the butters up into log shapes with wax paper and let set in the fridge.

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