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The Butter Viking’s Pearl Butter

What do you spread on artisanal Nordic bread? A creamy concoction by the Butter Viking, of course! This recipe takes time to make, but is well worth the effort—and it’s fun to watch the melted butter “pearl” when it’s added in droplets to crème fraîche or sour cream.

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What do you spread on artisanal Nordic bread? A creamy concoction by the Butter Viking, of course! This recipe takes time to make, but is well worth the effort—and it’s fun to watch the melted butter “pearl” when it’s added in droplets to crème fraîche or sour cream.

Servings
2

Ingredients

  • 8 Tbs. European-style butter
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 cups creme fraiche or sour cream

Preparation

1 | Melt butter in saucepan over medium low heat. Set aside.

2 | Stir salt into crème fraîche in bowl.

3 | With knife tip or straw, drop melted butter in small, separate dots onto surface of crème fraîche. Slowly fold solidified butter pearls into crème fraîche. Repeat until crème fraîche is filled and topped with butter pearls.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 64
  • Carbohydrate Content 0 g
  • Cholesterol Content 22 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 0 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 4 g
  • Sodium Content 16 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g