How to Brown Butter (Buerre Noisette)

Brown Butter is the perfect addition to baked recipes and many savory dinner recipes as well. This ingredient gives a full, nutty, buttery flavor to whatever dish it is added to.

 Try this simple technique to bring a depth of flavor to your favorite recipe!

prep time: 1 MINUTE

cook time: 10 MINUTES

yield:  1 1/2 CUPS


– 1 1/2 cups (345 grams) unsalted butter

Have a heat-safe wet measure ready near the stove where you are making the brown butter. In a medium-large cast iron skillet, over low-medium heat, heat the unsalted butter, until melted. 

Step 1:

Using a whisk, stir the melted butter at a low simmer. Adjust the heat to prevent the butter from burning. Remove from heat if it starts burning. The butter should foam and sizzle a little.

Step 2:

Keep stirring the entire time. It can take about 5-10 minutes (depending on the amount of butter that you use) to make it brown. It should have a lovely, nutty, and buttery aroma - it should be golden brown when done.

Step 3:

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