Flavoured butters

Preparation info
  • Makes

    250 g

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

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By Alice Hart

Published 2018

  • About

These delicious butters are more suggestions than rigid recipes, and have many variations. Start with the ideas below, then experiment with different flavours. The butters can be tossed with simple steamed vegetables, cooked pasta, wholegrains and more. You can even freeze them so you have them on standby.


  • flavourings
  • 250 g (9 oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 te


Beat your choice of flavourings below into the softened butter with the salt. Spoon onto a sheet of greaseproof paper and roll into a cylinder, twisting the ends to seal. Chill for at least 1 hour to firm up so that you can slice circles off when needed. The wrapped and chilled butters will keep for at least 4 weeks. If you choose to freeze the butter, slice into discs before wrapping the cylin