Cultured Butter (European Style Butter)
Recipe type: Condiment
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Serves: 6 ounces
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon of buttermilk
  • ½ teaspoon of fleur de sel
  1. In a clean mason jar combine whipping cream and buttermilk.
  2. Put on counter (in even temperature location, not right beside the stove).
  3. Walk away.
  4. Come back 24 hours later when cream has cultured.
  5. Scrape cultured creme into food processor or stand mixer with whisk.
  6. Turn on and mix until cream breaks.
  7. Pour butter into strainer over bowl. Reserve buttermilk mixture for pancakes.
  8. Run cold water over butter until water runs clear, pressing butter to squeeze out buttermilk.
  9. Once water runs clear place butter in bowl and mix in fleur del sel.
  10. Shape and refrigerate.
  11. Buy bread and eat butter all in one sitting.
Recipe by Talia Bunting at