Introduction: How to Make Butter
Making butter is extremely easy. It took less than 15 minutes. I used a food processor. One pint of heavy cream and 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt. Cheesecloth and a strainer.
Pour the pint of heavy cream into the food processor and add 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt. Then turn on processor.
You will notice that at first your processor just sounds like its mixing liquids. After a few moments you can tell just by its sound that butter magic is happening inside it.
By 5 minutes I could see that the butter was forming and the buttermilk was separating from it.
At this point I took a look inside and yup, there's butter.
I took a strainer and put two layers of cheese cloth across it and poured all the buttermilk through it. I drained it into a bowl sitting underneath the strainer.
Once I had all the butter in the cheesecloth I washed my hands and then closed the cheesecloth around the butter and began squeezing it to remove as much buttermilk as possible .
At this point you want to rinse the butter really well using ice water while kneading the butter until the water runs clear and there's no longer milk in the butter. This will help keep the butter from going bad . If you do not rinse and there is still milk in the butter , the milk will go sour and your butter will go bad.
Once you have squeezed and squeezed and rinsed and rinsed your butter is ready
Once done squeezing I put it in a Tupperware container and into the fridge. Tasting it now is rather dangerous because its so darn good it may not make it into the fridge!
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