Nothing can match the unbelievable rich, caramel, nutty flavor of browned butter. Use it to elevate your next batch of chocolate chip cookies or pasta sauce.
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1 cup (2 sticks) Land O Lakes® Butter
How to make
Cut butter into small evenly-sized pieces. Place into light-colored, heavy-duty 10-inch skillet or 1-quart saucepan.
Tip: Butter in Skillet
Melt butter over medium heat. Swirl butter in pan or stir occasionally to make sure butter cooks evenly.
Tip: Melting Butter
As butter melts, it will begin to foam. Watch butter closely. The color will progress from a bright yellow to a golden tan, then quickly to a deep golden brown.
Tip: Browning Butter
When you smell a nutty aroma, butter is deep golden brown and browned milk solids appear in bottom of pan, take pan off the heat. Immediately transfer browned butter to heat-proof bowl.
Once browned butter is cool to room temperature, transfer to glass container with tight-fitting lid. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.
Brown butter can be made with either salted or unsalted butter. Most often it is made with unsalted.
To strain or not to strain? The brown bits add lots of flavor to browned butter. Straining may be preferred if making a sauce to serve over pasta.
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