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2-Minute Maple Butter from The Food Charlatan
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2-Minute Maple Butter

This easy Maple Butter is your toast or dinner roll's new favorite topping! It is so easy to whip up (seriously, 2 minutes) and can be made ahead of time. It makes a great (easy! fast!) gift for neighbors, coworkers, or your holiday hostess. 


  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1 & 1//4 cups maple syrup, Grade A
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, *


  • In a mixing bowl, beat the butter until light and fluffy.
  • Very gradually add about half of the maple syrup and all the powdered sugar. Beat well.
  • Add the remaining maple syrup in small increments, beating well. Start to taste it towards the end. You might prefer less maple syrup!
  • Add salt (cautiously) and beat again.
  • Makes about 2 and 2/3 cup. Enough to fill 2 half-pint jars (or a 1 pint jar) and have enough leftover for you to scarf it down with your toast for a few days.
  • You can store this on the counter for a couple days, but since real maple syrup must be refrigerated after opening, I would throw it in the fridge if you don't think you'll use it up in a week or so.


*The amount of salt you add is up to you. I used 1/4 of kosher salt. If you use table salt, start with 1/8 teaspoon. Also you can totally use unsalted butter in the recipe; just add a pinch or two more salt.


Serving: 0.3 cup, Calories: 354 kcal, Carbohydrates: 38 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 23 g, Saturated Fat: 15 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g, Trans Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 61 mg, Sodium: 244 mg, Potassium: 120 mg, Sugar: 34 g, Vitamin A: 709 IU, Calcium: 62 mg, Iron: 1 mg