This lightly sweetened whipped orange butter is wonderful served as a spread for quick bread, muffins, waffles, or pancakes.
For a sweeter butter, add some whole berry cranberry sauce or replace the orange juice with sweet orange marmalade. See the variations below the recipe.
The recipe is easily doubled or tripled.
- 6 tablespoons butter (softened)
- 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
- 1 orange (zest and 1 tablespoon juice)
- Optional: dash cinnamon
Combine ingredients in a small bowl and beat with a mixer with a whisk attachment or by hand until well blended. Refrigerate until serving time.
This is delicious spread for quick breads, biscuits, pancakes and waffles, or muffins.
- Replace the orange juice and zest with 1 tablespoon of sweet orange marmalade.
- Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of whole berry cranberry sauce for orange cranberry butter.
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