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Flavored Compound Butter

3 recipes for delicious flavored butters. Spread the sweet butters on bread and pancakes; use the savory butter to enhance meat and veggies!


Cranberry orange butter:

  • 1/2 cup salted butter (113 grams), softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries (57 grams), finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar (30 grams)
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cinnamon honey butter:

  • 1/2 cup salted butter (113 grams), softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup honey (80 grams)
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ,per your taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Lemon herb butter:

  • 1/2 cup salted butter (113 grams), softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup chopped mix of fresh herbs, like parsley, chives, thyme (15 grams)
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • In 3 separate bowl, combine all of the ingredients for each flavor combination using a spoon or fork.
  • Store in an air-tight container in the fridge for a few weeks.
  • To freeze, dump onto a sheet of plastic wrap and shape into a log, twisting the edges on either side. Place in a freezer plastic bag and store in the freezer for several months.
  • Spread cranberry orange butter and cinnamon honey butter on toast, biscuits, pancakes, muffins, etc. Spread lemon herb butter on sandwiches, meats before roasting, or use a finisher for meats, vegetables, and sauces.


Calories: 1006kcal, Carbohydrates: 51g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 92g, Saturated Fat: 58g, Cholesterol: 244mg, Sodium: 1588mg, Potassium: 38mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 46g, Vitamin A: 3015IU, Vitamin C: 6mg, Calcium: 42mg, Iron: 1mg
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