Soft Spread Butter

Soft Spread Butter

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"This is a homemade margarine or soft spread 'butter'. While it is not lower in calorie, it has a higher ratio of unsaturated to saturated fat than butter, and unlike margarine, it contains no trans fat. Create a flavored butter by adding garlic or cinnamon, or anything you chose!"

Ingredients

3 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 114 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 114 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 0g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 36 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a lidded, plastic storage container stir butter until it has a smooth, frosting-like consistency.
  2. Slowly, one tablespoon at a time, stir in the first 1/2 cup of oil; mix until smooth. Stir in the remaining oil a little more quickly, mixing well.
  3. Refrigerate for 3 hours, or until set.
  4. Store in refrigerator. If the 'butter' melts after being left out, refrigerate to restore solidified quality.
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Excellent taste! This is an all natural butter that is still spreadable! Make sure to soften and not melt the butter. Now that I've got the hang of making it, I'll never use anything else.

I use this same method, only I use light flavored or regular olive oil, depending on your preference.

I cut this back to 12 servings. The reason why I made this is because I wanted a soft spread that I could add minced garlic and chopped parsley to for homemade garlic bread. This was exactly wha...