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    Vanilla Bean Sweet Butter

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    2 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

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    Kerfuffle-Upon-Wincle's Note:

    Modified from Ally's Kitchen Blog ( -- Original recipe can be found at --- Good on banana bread, oatmeal, waffles, pancakes, french toast, toast, or biscuits! Serve from an airtight container, or shape into a log and freeze! Chill time equals freeze time. For added variety, add the zest of one lemon, lime, or orange, and increase the sugar to 1 1/2 tablespoons!

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    Vanilla Bean Sweet Citrus Butter


    1. 1
      Put the room temperature butter in a bowl.
    2. 2
      Open and scrape the insides of the vanilla bean. Add to the butter.
    3. 3
      Add powdered sugar and blend all together.
    4. 4
      If making citrus butter, add optional citrus zest, 1/2 tablespoon additional powdered sugar to the butter mixture, and mix well.
    5. 5
      Store butter mixture in an airtight container.
    6. 6
      Or, if a log shape is desired, scrape the softened butter onto about an 8″ sheet of plastic wrap.
    7. 7
      Flip one part of the plastic wrap over the butter and mold into the desired shape about 8″ long. Roll the shaped log in the wrap and put in the freezer until hard. Freeze for 2-3 hours, then loosen and pull away the plastic wrap.
    8. 8
      Ready to cut and serve!
    9. 9
      Yield: 1/2 cup; 24 (1 teaspoon) servings.
    10. 10
      Note: Original recipe can be found at

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 03, 2013


      This is a very good compound butter. Takes just minutes if you don't feel the need to get fancy making a butter roll (I didn't). Tried it out on Diabetic Blueberry Scones for a heavenly treat. Thanks for sharing Kerfuffle. :D

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    Nutritional Facts for Vanilla Bean Sweet Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (5 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 35.2
    Calories from Fat 34
    Total Fat 3.8 g
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    Cholesterol 10.1 mg
    Sodium 33.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 0.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 0.3 g
    Protein 0.0 g

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