Clarified Butter

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 kg

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sepia: The Cuisine of Martin Benn

By Martin Benn

Published 2014

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  • 3 kg (6 lb 12 oz) unsalted butter


Cut the butter into small cubes. Heat the butter in a large deep saucepan over medium heat until completely melted. Remove from the heat and leave in a warm place for 1 hour until the milk separates.

Gently ladle off the clarified butter and strain through a fine sieve lined with an oil filter into a clean container to separate the butter from the milk solids. Leave to cool and then ref