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Is butter that has an ingredient(s) added to it. Like roasted garlic, herbs, citrus zest's, honey, grated parmesan cheese, and or spices making it sweet or savory.
Compound butters are very easy to make.
Using softening butter. Adding the desired ingredients. Cinnamon compound butters are great for biscuits, to waffles.
Lemon garlic great for Fish to Steak, Asparagus to Zucchini.
If you use cooked things like roasted garlic, caramelized onions, make sure it is completely cooled before mixing in, or the butter will separate. Corn on the
You can even add a little jam or maple syrup for a deliciously sweet addition to oatmeal.
To store, simply return the mixed butter to the fridge to firm it back up. If you prefer to be able to slice your butter, shape it into a log on a piece of wax paper, plastic wrap or back into the same wrapping the butter came in before refrigerating.
Use only unsalted butter. The herbs or other aromatics that you plan to use should be chopped very finely. Cream the butter, then add in the herbs/flavorings and allow to stand for about 2 hours at room temperature to blend the flavors. To make large quantities, use a food processor, but do not process too long.
Freeze the butter wrapped in plastic and placed in an airtight container or freezer bag, no longer than one month.
Frozen butter can be cut into small rounds.