Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Another recipe for mothers wanting something to do with their surplus expressed breastmilk.


  1. In a freshly cleaned jar, preferably sterile, add the breastmilk.
  2. Screw the lid on tight and shake furiously until you have butter.
Most Helpful

Just tried it. It does work, but the whole thing doesn't become butter, only the hindmilk (cream). I used 1oz of milk and got about 1tsp of butter and a whole lot of thin watery milk left over. I put it though cheese cloth to seperate it. However, it tastes really good! Amazing what you can do with your own milk!

thebowersbunch January 22, 2010

Gotta love this recipe, strange yet wonderful. Haven't tried it, but wish I knew about it when I had a freezerful of breastmilk to spare . . . don't know if hubby would've been game enough though. Whatever you were thinking when you discovered it, well, pure genius! Will give it a go next time I have some breastmilk on hand . . . I mean on breast . . .

sparrowsnest August 14, 2008

vigorously shaking the breast milk will damage the proteins and make it lose it's benefit to the baby. but just for a treat to make with surplus milk it is a great idea.

CrystalH February 12, 2008