How To Make Butter

Smooth like butter! That’s how easy it is to make your own homemade butter! With just two ingredients, you’ll get freshly made butter in less than 20 minutes. So try out this simple recipe at home!

Butter Recipe

Smooth like butter! Thats how easy it is to make your own homemade butter! Remember store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Servings 2
Prep Time 15 minutes
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  • Mixer
  • Cheesecloth


  • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Few Tablespoons of Cold Water


  • Add the heavy whipping cream to a mixer.
  • Mix it at medium speed until the butter separates with its buttermilk. (about 6 minutes).
  • Add ice water into the mixer.
  • Mix it again until the butter fully separates from the buttermilk.
  • Strain the butter.
  • Squeeze any excess buttermilk.


  • Use heavy whipping cream with high fat content. The higher, the better.
  • Make sure the heavy whipping cream is still cold when you mix it. It helps with the separation of buttermilk.
  • The addition of the cold water is important to help separate the buttermilk from the butter.
  • You can add some flavouring into your butter such as salt, sugar, lemon zest, herbs and more! Add the flavourings after squeezing the buttermilk.

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