I prefer to serve this mint butter with scones, but it goes well with other breads, too. When I make the butter, it's only with mint fresh from our garden.—Sherry Smeltzer, Osage Beach, Missouri
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint or 2 teaspoons dried mint
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- In a bowl, cream butter. Beat in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.
Nutrition Facts1 tablespoon: 106 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Minted Butter in Taste of Home February/March 2000