How to Heat Cold Butter Without Melting It

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How to Heat Cold Butter Without Melting It, is today’s Kitchen Tip.

How to Heat Cold Butter

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We’ve all been there. You have yummy, fresh oven baked biscuits, or hot waffles or pancakes, all ready to serve, but – oh no! The only butter in the kitchen is in the refrigerator, cold and hard. You need soft butter, and you need it fast.

Problem is, most methods of heating butter to just where it is soft, not melted, takes a long time. Too long. Your delectables will no longer be nice and warm by the time your butter is ready to spread easily.

Well, fear not! Here, in this short video, is the answer to your dilemma, and the best answer to-

How to Heat Cold Butter Without Melting It!

Pretty slick, eh? I’ve tried it, and it works like a charm. So the next time you find yourself in need of soft butter, and all you have is a stiff cold stick of it, remember this simple method of how to heat cold butter without melting it.

That’s it for today, hope you found this kitchen tip to be helpful. Please do leave a comment – have you tried this technique? Do you have a favorite, good way of achieving the same results?

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4 thoughts on “How to Heat Cold Butter Without Melting It

  1. Thank you for this great tip on how to soften butter. We have started using butter because margarine is not at all a healthy food choice but the fact that butter is so hard has been a challenge. My husband microwaves it and it turns into a sloppy mess.

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