Does Anyone make Butter??

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Jenlyn9483, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    I really want to make some butter. I have seen some churns online but i want to make small ammounts at the time..The electric ones in the jars are VERY expensive..Wonder how any of yall do it...
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    OOOOh tell me too. I love butter.
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Me too since I live in the city and getting raw milk to get butter isn't festible.
  4. mirime

    mirime Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    NE Ohio
    I haven't yet, but would like to see how yours turns out!
  5. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a real complicated process...

    take a mason jar with lid. add to it about a cup or so of heavy whipping cream (the cream from the top of your milk if you have a dairy cow, goat, or such) add it to the jar. Shake jar for about 10 minutes, if you have kids give it to them to do. It will look like nothing is happening then suddenly you will hear it sound different. keep shaking, soon you will have a thumping sound. the butter is formed and you can strain out the liquid. what's left is butter. works best with cold, straight from the fridge cream.
  6. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    Concord, NH
    when i was a kid i remember just shaking cream in jars! poored off the buttermilk and it worked like a charm! and very cheap!
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2008
  7. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2008
    Northeast Ohio
    I've done it on lowest speed in my blender...worked for me.
  8. Krysstyllanthrox

    Krysstyllanthrox Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2008
    I saw a tutorial where someone used their mixer and some heavy cream and did it.
  9. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    Miss Prissy has posted how to make butter, she will teach you do anything with milk! ha ha even cheese making classes under spell. she is wonderful. do a search under recipes for butter.
    We make our own mayo from her recipe also.
  10. mirime

    mirime Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    NE Ohio
    Quote:do you happen to have a link to that post?

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