How to soften butter in a jiffy!

Monday, July 18, 2016

Fancy a nifty butter tip I've just learnt?

Next time you’re about to bake cookies using a recipe that requires softish butter - that you obviously forgot to soften - just grab a thicker glass (like Pyrex), fill it up with water and microwave it. Pour out the water and place the glass over your cold stick of butter. By the time you mix all the dry ingredients, your butter will be soft enough to use.

P.S: Also, this avocado ripening tip.
P.P.S: Plusa few more genius tricks you might like.

(Originally tip via Sweet Vanilla Bean, tweaked by Amanda Sims for Food52. Photos by James Ransom and Sarah Jampel)


Anonymous said...

You post the best home tips. Jill

little luxury list said...

Yes! I'm totally trying this next time!

little luxury list formerly Chic 'n Cheap Living

Diana Mieczan said...

Jill, thanks so much for such a sweet comment:)

Diana Mieczan said...

little luxury list, awesome! It works great - you'll love it!

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

Nifty indeed! Thanks for sharing Diana!

LyddieGal said...

And here I've been microwaving the butter all this time!

Diana Mieczan said...

Rowena, my pleasure!

Diana Mieczan said...

Lydia :)

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