Butter blend is butter that has been mixed with margarine. It contains lower saturated fat content. Margarine is a processed vegetable oil which is added with a stabilizer to bind water molecules. Then to produce a butter blend, margarine is mixed with pure butter. It’s a versatile food that’s used as a spread and as an ingredient in baking and cooking. There are several types of butters, including salted, unsalted, organic, flavored, and imported, that are suitable for different uses. With such a variety of butters on the market, you may be wondering which kind best fits your needs. Here are the 12 best butter brands for every use.
Butter Blend Usage
Butter blend is good for frying because the smoke point of a butter mix is a lot higher. Thanks to the margarine which helps to increase the smoke point, your deep fried chicken will taste a lot better. Butter blend is also good for basting a chicken. So if you are making a big dinner chicken, it is recommended to use butter blend.
How to Store Butter Blend
Keep them in the fridge in 40℉ (4℃) or below on the upper or middle shelf. Butter lasts 1-2 months unopened and stored in the fridge, and should be consumed within 2 weeks of opening. Butter can be frozen: up to 6-9 months for butter and 6-8 months for margarine
1. Farm Cows Fat Spread
Made from a blend of vegetable oils and imported milk fat, Farmcows Dairy Spread Butter is popularly used in baking as well as bread spread. Its rich, fresh buttery taste is perfect for baking great tasting cakes, cookies, pastries and cooking. You can substitute cooking oil with Farmcows for a more fragrant and buttery taste to your dish.
With a lighter flavour and clean aroma, Lurpak Soft is a premium butter blend made with butter and vegetable oil (rapeseed / canola oil). It has the ability to deliver the essential properties of butter but with enhanced functional benefits such as a soft texture, shorter thawing time and quicker mixing time. Lurpak Soft is not only easy to handle but is also highly-versatile to be used across a wide range of culinary applications. Lurpak Soft is the ideal butter blend for kitchen professionals. Lurpak Spreadable is perfect for mixing with fresh ingredients such as chives or parsley to create your own flavoured spreads. It gives you the taste you love, but with 50% less saturated fat. Smother over a hot jacket potato or add to gravy for extra glossiness.
Butterich ( butter blend )specially formulated with a mixture of milk fat, creating a suitable dairy flavor and aroma in cake making, cooking, sauce making and sweeping applications.It adds a very strong buttery taste and fragrant to your baked goods and cooking that leaves people hard to differentiate between butter and butter blend when they try your baked goods or your delicious dishes.This butter contains Vitamin A, B6, B12, D3 and E. Exclusively available at Bake With Yen only.check price on shopee
Light Butter is a term used to refer to a butter with less butterfat content than normal. It does not refer to the colour, so don’t go looking for the opposite, a “dark butter”, unless you mean “brown butter.” Light Butter is made from pasteurised milk, and is almost always made industrially. Butterlite is considered as churned margarine which is made by blending margarine and butter to give a similar taste to pure butter for baking or can even be used in your cooking. Just like any other butter blend, it brings a full goodness of taste, aroma and texture to your table.Butterlite contains beta carotene and antioxidants too.
Beta carotene converts into Vitamin A (retinol) which is good for vision and eye health.
5. Brooke melange butter
Brooke Melange Butter is a premium butter blend made from a selected blend of fats and vegetable oils such as palm, canola and coconut to ensure the butter blend offered is a healthy choice and closer to nature. It is 25% pasteurized butter for the excellent high volume, smooth texture, tasty and buttery aroma compromising with Brooke Melange Butter to deliver the superior result for cakes, dough, cookies, muffin, brioche, spreads and other confectionery projects.Perfect for cakes, cookies, buttercream and grilling. Brooke Butter also benefited from Clean Label (no-trans-fat), Natural Ingredients (grass-fed butter), Sensory (Sharp melting buttery), Efficient (reduced saturated & high in monounsaturated fats) and Sustainable (forest friendly).It is an economical price alternative and has a longer shelf life.
Buttercup is a trusted brand for its delightful butter blend. Buttercup is listed as the number one brand in the butter blend category in Malaysia and even in Singapore and is ideal for everyday baking and cooking. Buttercup luxury spreads create the pure goodness of a butter blend from premium vegetable oils and milk fat. Popular for its consistent buttery aroma and smooth texture at everyday affordable prices. Today, Buttercup has expanded its range, leaving consumers and chefs spoiled for choice with an array of butter blend blocks, flavoured and soft spreads, in both ambient and chilled varieties. Buttercup is ideal for creating fragrant bakes such as classic butter cakes, butter cookies, caramel sauces and sumptuous hot dishes for your everyday use!
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