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How to Make Garlic Butter for Bread

How to make garlic butter for bread

There are few things better than homemade garlic butter with piping hot fresh bread. If you want to make garlic butter for bread yourself, all you need are a few ingredients, a small mixing bowl, and a mixing spoon or whisk. Follow our easy recipe below to learn how to make garlic butter for bread.

How to Make Garlic Butter for Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of softened butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic (finely cut and minced together)
  • Finely chopped fresh parsley and chives (both are optional)
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Make sure that the butter is soft enough to mix easily with the other ingredients without clumping up too much.
  • Once the butter is soft enough, whisk it in a large bowl until it forms a smooth paste.
  • Add the garlic to the butter and whisk it together until you mix it evenly.
  • Add a bit of parsley and/or chives according to your tastes and preferences, and whisk everything together.
  • If your butter was salted, then you are done with the process. However, you might need to add a small amount of salt in case the butter is unsalted. Do this according to your taste so that you do not add too much or too little.

How to Make Garlic Butter for Bread

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of softened butter
  • Two cloves of garlic finely cut and minced together
  • Finely chopped fresh parsley and chives both are optional
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Make sure that the butter is soft enough to mix easily with the other ingredients without clumping up too much.
  • Once the butter is soft enough, whisk it in a large bowl until it forms a smooth paste.
  • Add the garlic to the butter and whisk it together until you mix it evenly.
  • Add a bit of parsley and/or chives according to your tastes and preferences, and whisk everything together.
  • If your butter was salted, then you are done with the process. However, you might need to add a small amount of salt in case the butter is unsalted. Do this according to your taste so that you do not add too much or too little.

Helpful Tips to Make Garlic Butter for Bread

How to make garlic butter for bread

  • When it comes to mixing, make sure that you do not over whisk the butter as this could ruin the consistency.
  • You should also allow the butter to be soft enough before mixing everything to prevent large clumps from forming.

 

How Long Will Garlic Butter for Bread Last?

You should try to use up the garlic butter within a week of making it. Make sure you store this butter in your refrigerator in plastic wrap or a tight container.

 

Garlic Butter for Bread Variations

How to make garlic butter for bread

You can add a few other ingredients to your recipe if you want to make your garlic butter for bread a bit more complex and diverse in terms of its taste. For instance, you can add:

  • A squeeze of lemon
  • Some olive oil
  • Pepper or other forms of seasoning
  • Other fresh herbs
  • Roasted garlic

You can also vary the quantities or ratio of butter and garlic based on your preferences.

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