Homemade Butter

This is so simple to make, and children love to participate in the process.  It is a great way to explain how butter was made at home.  The butter is a white color because the yellow coloring has not been added.


heavy whipping cream

glass canning jar with tight-fitting lid


1) Pour whipping cream into jar and close jar tightly.

2) Shake jar vigorously.   Continue shaking until most of the cream has turned into chunks. 

3) Pour out remaining liquid. 

4) Place butter into serving bowl and cover with plastic wrap.  Refrigerate until ready to serve.


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