Easy Homemade Butter, Step by Step

You can make fresh, homemade butter in just a few easy steps, and you do not need a separator or a churn. What a fun family project!

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Twelve-year-old Tiffany Martin skims cream from one gallon of fresh milk and places the cream in a container with a tight fitting lid to let it "ripen" or become cultured cream. This step is necessary if you want to make cultured butter. 
PHOTO: LINDA MARTIN