Strawberry Butter

Here’s a scrumptious fruit butter courtesy of Carrie Levin, New York restaurant owner and author of The Good Enough to Eat Breakfast Cookbook (Warner Books © 2001).
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The recipe combines store-bought butter with store-bought strawberry jam that you can whip up in a jiffy. Pair either with Carrie’s special Apple Scones, or any variety of waffles, breads, or our own Quick Buttermilk Biscuits.
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  • Servings : Makes 1-1/4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) soft butter
  • 3 ounces (4 Tablespoons) store-bought strawberry jam (mildly chunky)
 

Directions

step 1 Beat butter in food processor until white. Add jam and beat until smooth.

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4/25/2013 , 
Melanee  M.
This should be good easily for at least one week. Sugar is a preservative and butter will stay good. I wouldn't use it with margarine. The mouth feel wouldn't be as nice. Anyway, I don't get why you'd mix when separately they'd taste just as great -- butter something and put jam on it. I can see it more with a cream cheese where the mixing would mellow flavors together. They are fresher longer separate....
5/29/2011 , 
Callie  D.
I've made strawberry butter using fresh strawberries and powdered sugar~~~delicious! You can also use frozen berries and some type of sugar to sweeten it to suit your personal taste.
5/5/2011 , 
Nancy  E.
I was thinking of trying this with fresh fruit, sugar substitute, and margarine. Has anyone else tried this?
3/9/2011 , 
Brenda  N.
I would think it would last a good week because there is nothing raw in the butter. Most or all would be used on the scones at one sitting anyway. Just make it and enjoy it!!
6/3/2009 , 
kathi  d.
This sounds so yummy,Id love to try it with a variety of different summer and fall fruit jams.I doubt there would be left overs but would also like to know how long these would keep in the fridge.
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Tbsp (15g)
Calories 90
Calories From Fat 80
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrates 3g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
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