[CnD] Irish butter

Danielle Ledet singingmywayin at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 16:22:15 EDT 2017


Aww thanks! I wondered about this. Thanks for the recipe and where to
buy and when.

On 3/19/17, Sandy via Cookinginthedark <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
> Can you use this in baking, as in shortbread cookies, or just on toast or
> say, in mashed potatoes?
>
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sugar lopez via Cookinginthedark
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> Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2017 7:58 PM
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> Cc: Sugar lopez
> Subject: Re: [CnD] Irish butter
>
> 2 Irish Butter:
>
> 3 cups (40% butterfat) cream
> 1/2 - 1 teaspoon sea salt
>
> Churn in a butter churn or shake in a large ice cold jar for about 15
> minutes. (You can use an ice cream machine or a hand mixer too). Strain
> this
> thick mixture into a cheese cloth covered bowl to separate the butterfat
> from the whey. then pour off the buttermilk-whey and drink it or save it
> for
> a recipe.
>
> Knead the butter until the color darkens and the liquid comes out of it. At
> this point you can add sea salt if you like... to taste... 1/2 tsp or more
> if you like.
>
> *** Irish butter is richer than American butter. American butter is only
> 30%
> - 35% butter fat.
>
> You can find Irish butter in some stores.
>
> I'm in my own little world, but thats ok everybody knows me here Sugar
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wendy via Cookinginthedark [mailto:cookinginthedark at acbradio.org]
> Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2017 5:35 PM
> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
> Cc: Wendy
> Subject: [CnD] Irish butter
>
> Yesterday was St. Patrick's Day, & in the grocery store flyer was
> advertised
> Irish Butter, about $4 for half a pound. I decided to treat myself. The
> butter is richer in flavor, like the butter I ate when a child. Seems the
> butter today is watered down.
> Wendy
>
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