This was my first attempt at molding butter with a silicone mold.
I found it super easy. I think you will, too.
And you'll have beautiful pats of butter to serve your guests.
Bring a stick of butter to room
Fill the mold, pushing the butter down into all the nooks and crannies of the design.
Turn the mold over and check
that the butter has filled in all
of the mold, the details of the
design as well as the edges of
Fill the mold so that the butter is
higher than the edges of the mold.
The butter should be above the
edges of the mold.
Use a flat spatula to gently skim
the excess butter from the back of
When excess butter has been
scraped away, the back of your
butter pat should be flat.
I used just a little more than 2 tablespoons of butter to fill the
Place the mold in the freezer and
set your timer for 1 hour.
Remove mold from freezer and get
your serving dish ready. I used a
tiny cut-glass bowl.
Gently pull sides of mold away from
the pat of butter, all the way around
the mold. Then gently loosen it
from the design until it is ready to
Gently release the butter pat into
your hand or onto the counter. As
you can see, I didn't get the butter
pressed down deep enough into the
sides of the mold. You can smooth
out any imperfections with your
fingers when the butter softens just
Place the butter pat on the serving
dish. As you can see, no butter was
left inside of the mold.