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Chocolate Butter

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.

Makes

3/4 cup

This chocolate butter makes a special addition to breakfast or brunch. It is amazing on toast and can even be used as an indulgent spread for pancakes or waffles. —Peggy Woodward, Shullsburg, Wisconsin
Chocolate Butter Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled to room temperature
  • Optional: French bread baguette or toast

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes. Gradually beat in melted chocolate until blended. Serve at room temperature and if desired, on a baguette.

Chocolate Butter Tips

How do you store chocolate butter?

If you're using salted butter, you can store this recipe at room temperature in a butter keeper so it stays soft and spreadable. However, unsalted butter is best kept refrigerated.

What can you serve with chocolate butter?

This recipe suggests baguettes, but there's another bakery favorite that goes great with a generous spread of chocolate butter: homemade croissants. Learn how to make them for a super-fresh treat.

How long does chocolate butter last?

You can keep this butter in a butter crock or other container at room temperature for about a week. In the refrigerator, it holds for 2-3 months.

Elizabeth Harris, Taste of Home contributing writer

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon: 108 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 61mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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