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    Strawberry Butter

    This tasty Strawberry Butter is a creamy spread that’s perfect for bagels and toast. Its delightful sweet and tangy flavor makes it a wonderful addition to any brunch.

    If you’re a fan of strawberries, make sure to also try out this easy 3 Ingredient Strawberry Jam (no pectin) and the delicious Strawberry Parfait.

    Recipe Details

    Enjoy this Strawberry Butter on a toasted bagel, the rich taste combined with the sweet-tart berry flavor is absolutely delicious and perfect for brunch or simply treating yourself!

    • TASTE: Sweet, tart, and buttery, a truly delightful recipe.
    • TEXTURE: Smooth and creamy with bits of fresh strawberries for an irresistible dish.
    • TIME: Ready in just 10 minutes.
    • EASE: This no-cook recipe is super simple to make.

    What You’ll Need

    Ingredients for Strawberry Butter: strawberries, salt, butter, and powdered sugar.

    Ingredient Notes

    • Butter- Use unsalted butter to avoid making the spread too salty.
    • Powdered sugar- Opt for ultra-fine powdered sugar to prevent a grainy texture.
    • Strawberries- Choose ripe and firm strawberries.
    • Salt- A touch of salt to enhance the sweetness.

    Add-ins and Substitutions

    • Add basil- For a herbaceous kick, add some sweet basil.
    • Substitute the powdered sugar- Use honey for a richer flavor.
    • Add vanilla extract- A dash of vanilla complements the strawberries well.
    • Substitute jam or jelly- In a pinch, use 3 Ingredient Strawberry Jam (no pectin) or strawberry preserves instead of sugar and strawberries.

    How to Make Strawberry Butter

    • Mash the strawberries. Start by mashing the strawberries in a bowl. Measure out 1/2 cup and set aside.

    Pro Tip: Use a potato masher for mashing the strawberries.

    Steps to make Strawberry Butter: mash the strawberries.
    • Add the butter. In a bowl, add softened butter and a pinch of salt. Use an electric hand mixer to blend until light and fluffy.
    Steps to make Strawberry Butter: whip the butter, add powdered sugar, and mix.
    • Add the strawberries. Lastly, fold in the mashed strawberries.
    • Serve at room temperature for easy spreading. Store leftovers covered in the fridge and soften before using again.
    Steps to make Strawberry Butter: combine the strawberries.

    Recipe Tips

    • Mash the strawberries well- Aim for small chunks for flavor without big pieces.
    • Soften the butter- Let the butter soften for easy mixing.
    • Whip the butter until fluffy- Use an electric hand mixer to incorporate air into the butter.
    • Fix curdled butter- If the butter separates, gently heat and mix until smooth again.

    FAQs

    What is strawberry butter made of?

    Strawberry butter consists of softened unsalted butter, powdered sugar, freshly mashed strawberries, and a pinch of salt.

    How do I make my own butter?

    To make homemade butter, process cream in a food processor, strain out the liquid, shape the butter, then proceed with the Strawberry Butter recipe.

    The Strawberry Butter recipe is a delightful, creamy, and tangy spread that pairs well with a variety of brunch items like bagels, pastries, pancakes, and muffins.

    – **Breads**: Enjoy this butter with options such as New York Bagels, Sourdough Bagels, Rustic Bread, Buttery Brioche Bread, or Buttermilk Biscuits.

    – **Pastries**: It complements treats like Cherry Danishes, Homemade Nutella Croissants, Apple Fritter Bread, and Old Fashioned Sour Cream Donuts.

    – **Pancakes**: Spread it on Buttermilk Pancakes, Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes, Chocolate Pancakes, or Almond Flour Pancakes.

    – **Muffins**: Pair it with Cinnamon Apple Muffins, Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, Cornbread Muffins, or Blueberry Muffins.

    ## Make Ahead:
    Prepare the mashed strawberries in advance and store them in the fridge. Ensure they reach room temperature before adding them to the whipped butter.

    ## Storage:
    Store the Strawberry Butter in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

    ## Freezing:
    For longer storage, freeze the butter in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. Thaw it overnight in the fridge and give it a stir before serving.

    Explore more delightful spreads and dips like Eggplant Caviar Spread (Ikra), 3 Ingredient Strawberry Jam, Chocolate Ganache, and Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip.

    ### Full Recipe Instructions:
    **Strawberry Butter**
    – This Strawberry Butter is a luscious blend of creamy richness and sweet tangy berry flavor, making it a perfect addition to your brunch table.

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    Course: Breakfast, condiments
    Cuisine: American
    Diet: Gluten Free
    Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 0 minutes
    Total Time: 10 minutes
    Servings: 8
    Calories: 227 kcal
    Author: Dina

    Equipment
    – 1 Electric hand mixer

    Ingredients
    – 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
    – Pinch of salt
    – 8 small strawberries, chopped
    – 1/3 cup powdered sugar

    Instructions
    1. Place the chopped strawberries in a bowl and start mashing them up with a potato masher.
    2. Measure out 1/2 cup of the mashed strawberries and set aside.Now, take a bowl and put the softened butter along with a pinch of salt.

    Next, use an electric hand mixer on high speed until the butter becomes light and fluffy.

    Finally, add the reserved mashed strawberries. If the butter separates, place the bowl over slightly simmering water and mix until it turns pink and becomes creamy.

    Serve the strawberry butter at room temperature for easy spreading. Store any leftovers in the fridge and remember to soften it before using again.

    **Notes:**
    – Mash the strawberries well to bring out their flavor without large chunks.
    – Soften the butter for easier mixing with other ingredients.
    – Whip the butter thoroughly to incorporate air into it.
    – If the butter separates when adding strawberries, fix it by heating and mixing until creamy consistency.

    **Nutrition:**
    – **Calories:** 227 kcal
    – **Carbohydrates:** 6g
    – **Protein:** 0.3g
    – **Fat:** 23g
    – **Saturated Fat:** 15g
    – **Polyunsaturated Fat:** 1g
    – **Monounsaturated Fat:** 6g
    – **Trans Fat:** 1g
    – **Cholesterol:** 61mgSodium: 3mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 711IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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