Homemade Butter

Makes about 350 g butter


  • 1 L whipping cream
  • sea salt (optional)
  • Orange Honey Butter:
  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp orange zest
  • to taste honey


  1. Using a food processor, blend the cream on high speed until it thickens, and then
    separates into fat and liquid (about 3 minutes).
  2. Remove the blade and scoop out the butter (you can discard the liquid or use it as
    buttermilk in other recipes). Place the bowl of soft butter into a bowl of ice water and
    squeeze out any excess liquid with your hands (or you can place the butter in cheesecloth
    and squeeze it out while in the cold water.
  3. If you wish, add salt to taste for table butter or for and orange honey butter, measure a
    cup of butter and beat in the orange zest and honey.
    Store the butter refrigerated for up to a month.