Homemade Butter

Today, I decided to put my culinary skills to the test and try to make butter by hand! I took on this challenge with my friend Natan and we had a blast! We may or may not have had to cheat by using a stand mixer because we got tired of mixing! I included my recipe below for Homemade Butter if you want to try making it yourself. I highly recommend using a stand mixer, unless you want a crazy workout with a whisk!

Homemade Butter

Calories 822.48 kcal


  • 1 quart heavy cream
  • Pinch of salt optional


  • Into the bowl of an electric mixer with the whisk attachment, add in the heavy cream.
  • Beat the heavy cream for 5-10 minutes until the butterfat separates from the buttermilk.
  • Remove the butterfat from the bowl and rinse under some water to remove all the excess buttermilk.
  • (Optional) Add a generous pinch of salt to the butter, to make salted butter.
  • Form the butter into a log, using some parchment paper and place in the fridge until you are ready to use.
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