Monday, March 30, 2009

Tip: How to Soften Butter Quickly

Here's a great tip I found from someone on twitter today. This is for all of you who like to bake like I do. I would rather make cookies, cakes and pies then make a regular meal for dinner. I hate trying to figure out what to make each night. OK so here is the tip.


  1. Thank you for the tip. I must visit twitter. I have never been there.

  2. I just slap mine in the microwave for about 5-10 seconds and it softens it quickly without melting it...I check in 5 second intervals...:)

  3. Great tip! Thank you so much. I don't use the microwave (like some do for softening butter), so I really appreciate this tip!
    I am like you I would much rather bake than cook a dinner! It just seems more enjoyable to me.
    Have a great evening and thanks again! I'm off to make some cookies!

  4. Great tip!

    I'm with you... I would rather bake too. The decision on what's for supper is always a dreaded task. What saves me is if I plan for the week and make a list of what we will have each night. Of course sometimes plans change, but at least I'm a little ahead of the curve. :-)

  5. Hi Tammy, Thank you for the wonderful tip. I am one too who would rather bake a cake,cookies or a pie than make supper. I just love your work, it is FABUlous,Julie

  6. Good tip; when I have time I put butter in the warming oven or in the sunshine and it softens, gently in just a little while.
    Thank you for visiting Thistle Cove Farm and I've enjoyed visiting Rock River Stitches.

  7. Great idea!!!
    I do the micro too
    but it melts..more than softens!!
    smiles, Deena


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