Clarified Butter

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
45 min

Yield:
Approximately 1 1/4 pounds clarified butter
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Place the butter in a 2-quart saucepan and set over medium heat. Once the butter has liquefied, decrease the heat to lowest setting then adjust to maintain a low boil. Cook for approximately 45 minutes or until the butter reaches 260 degrees F, is clear, and the foam on top is slightly browned. Strain the clarified butter through 4 layers of cheesecloth set into a hand strainer into a heatproof vessel. Cool completely before refrigerating in an airtight container for up to six months. Can be frozen for up to a year.

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