What Is Cultured Butter?
How does cultured butter differ from regular butter?
What Is Cultured Butter? Regular “sweet cream” butter is made from cream that goes straight into the churning machine, and is available salted or unsalted. To make cultured butter, controlled natural bacteria, like what’s used to make sour cream, is added to the cream, and left to ferment before churning. The result is a fuller flavored, somewhat nutty, and tangy butter. It’s also sold salted or unsalted. And its higher acidity makes it softer and easier to work into doughs.
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