RSS

How to make homemade butter and buttermilk

16 Dec

It is pretty easy to make homemade butter, and it tastes so much better than the stored one.   My 13 year-old son started it at first.  He pour about 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream in a small jar that is sterilized, then shook it for 20 minutes around until it separates the butter ( solid) from the buttermilk ( liquid). Then he squeezed the excess buttermilk from the butter and covered the butter with plastic wrap very tightly and refrigerated it.  He dumped the liquid ( buttermilk) at this time. We didn’t know about  the liquid was buttermilk!

I use a stand mixer or hand mixer because I can make homemade butter and buttermilk within 10 minutes.

How to make homemade butter and buttermilk

Ingredient:

  •   Heavy whipping cream   ( as much as  you want )
  •   1.5-1.6 % salt as to unsalted butter’s weight  if you want to make salted butter.

1) Pour some heavy whipping cream in a bowl and beat the cream at 10 speed ( highest speed ) until it curdles.

2) Place the butter into a cheese cloth ( or linen cloth ) and squeeze out any excess buttermilk . Don’t throw the liquid, it is real buttermilk.

3) Gather all the butter and put in plastic wrap and wrap it up very tightly and refrigerate it.

 you can add 1.5-1.6% salt as to the butter’s weight and knead until incorporated is you want to make salted butter.

Don’t forget to refrigerate the buttermilk, too!

Creative Commons License
Koubo by Akiko is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Advertisements
 
2 Comments

Posted by on December 16, 2011 in How to make homemade butter and buttermilk

 

Tags: ,

2 responses to “How to make homemade butter and buttermilk

  1. Josefa Alphonso

    January 9, 2012 at 8:56 am

    I genuinely prize your piece of work, Great post.

    Like

     
    • Akiko

      January 10, 2012 at 5:48 pm

      Thank you so much!! Your words made me smile!

      Like

       

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: