How To Soften Butter

We tested several methods for how to soften butter quickly and came up with five of the fastest and easiest options.

We all love soft and creamy butter!

Now on to the best ways to soften butter...

(1) Cut butter into slices and microwave for several seconds, being careful not to melt.

(2) Place a bowl of cut butter over a saucepan of hot water.

(3) Leave it on the counter for about 30 minutes to an hour.

(4) Roll over butter, similar to the dough, with a rolling pin.

Grate it like cheese with a box grater, then let the small pieces sit at room temperature. They will soften quickly!

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