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Brandy & vanilla butter in dish with spoon

Brandy butter

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Not just for Christmas pud, our easy brandy butter goes perfectly with mince pies or spread over toasted panettone for a luxurious seasonal treat

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal294
fat21g
saturates13g
carbs23g
sugars23g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0.46g
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Ingredients

  • 200g salted butter, softened
  • 175g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste, or seeds scraped from 1 vanilla pod
  • 5-7 tbsp brandy

Method

  • STEP 1

    Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla together until pale, then whisk in the brandy, one tbsp at a time, until you are pleased with the taste. Scrape into a serving bowl and chill for 1 hr or for up to 3 days, before serving. Freeze for up to a month.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2010

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