Compound Butter Your Biscuits

May 2nd, 2017

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When it comes to flavor in the South, nothing is better than butter. These quick and easy recipes will step up the flavor game right at the table. Each recipe takes only a few minutes but the addition of flavor is well worth the few minutes prep. Try them all or be inspired to make your own compound butter recipe.

Sweet Butter

This recipe creates a deliciously sweet buttery concoction which is perfect for topping your pancakes, biscuits or dinner rolls. You could lessen half the brown sugar or honey if you want it less sweet. Store it in the fridge in an air tight container and enjoy for several days.

½ C. Softened Butter
¼ C Brown Sugar
2 T Honey
1 pinch Ground Cinnamon
1 pinch Ground Nutmeg
½ pinch Ground Ginger

Place the butter in a medium bowl and stir all other ingredients mixing together until completely blended.

Garlic Butter

Garlic is a fragrant addition to many meals, but a rich and garlicky butter spread was meant for the dinner table. Serve it a top your baked potatoes, crescent rolls, or roasted veggies. It is a fine compliment to grilled pork chops.

Ingredientsgarlic knots
1 C. Softened Butter
1 T. Minced Garlic
¼ C. Grated Parmesan Cheese
1 T Garlic Salt
1 tsp Italian Seasoning
½ tsp ground black pepper
¼ tsp ground paprika

In a medium bowl combine butter, minced garlic and Parmesan cheese mixing well. Then season with garlic salt, Italian seasoning, paprika and pepper mixing until smooth and evenly combined.

Strawberry Butter

This strawberry preserve recipes brings a spring like deliciousness to the breakfast table. Serve it on English muffins, French Toast or biscuits alongside your favorite Broadbent Bacon to offer sweet and savory on one plate. You could easily use another type of preserve if you prefer.

Ingredientsstrawberry toast
1 C Softened Butter
4 T Confectioners’ Sugar (powdered)
2 T Strawberry Preserves

In a medium bowl, beat together butter, sugar and preserves until creamy. Store in an air tight container and refrigerate. Give it time to firm up before initially serving it then store in fridge between uses.

Cilantro Butter

This butter is bursting with flavor and pays a perfect complement to grilled flavors. Use it on grilled corn, tortillas or meats. Broadbent’s Ham Steaks are made for grilling and pair perfect with fresh grilled veggies.

1 C. Softened Butter
¼ C Chopped Fresh Cilantro
1 ½ T Lime Juice
1/2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

In a medium bowl, mix together butter, cilantro, lime juice, and red pepper flakes. Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator.

Come back and share with us your results, tweaks or tips to make them even more delicious.

Written by Laura Oberle

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