Homemade Butter Recipe

In an effort to slowly removed processed foods from our home, we are now using our own homemade butter recipe each week! I was so surprised at how easy it is to make that I just had to share with all of you!

Make your own Homemade Butter today...fun and easy experiment for kids!

Homemade Butter Recipe

This butter recipe is super easy to make and the really cool part is that it’s like a mini science lesson for the kiddos all wrapped into getting them in the kitchen to cook! That’s a win, win if you ask me!

Check out how you can make your own butter at home!

Homemade Butter Recipe

Yield – * servings

Preparation Time – * minutes

Cooking Time – * minutes


  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • Pinch of salt (optional)


  • Pour heavy whipping cream into mixing bowl of your Kitchenaid Mixer
  • Cover mixer with a towel and turn on medium speed
  • Continue mixing on medium for approximately 10 minutes
  • Mix will turn from liquid to whipped to solid with butter milk at the bottom of the bowl
  • Place large bowl in the sink with ice & water
  • Place colander in the center of the large bowl place cheesecloth over the top of the colander
  • Place cheesecloth over the top of the colander
  • Remove ball of butter from the mixing bowl and place in the cheese cloth
  • Dip into water mix about 4 times to clean the butter milk off from the butter ball
  • Remove butter from cheesecloth and place into a small container
  • Add a pinch of salt (optional)
  • Mix well

Other items needed:
Kitchenaid Mixer
Large Mixing Bowl

Butter Process:

homemade butter process

How to Make Homemade Butter

Have you tried making your butter at home?  How did it go?

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About Kristi Reddell

Hey y'all! I'm Kristi, a go with the flow mom of 2 preteen boys that's a little creative, organized enough and gets dinner on the table in a hurry.

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  1. Do you have a recipe for heavy whipping cream as well?

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