Sweet Orange Butter

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Recipe: #30276

September 09, 2018

Categories: Waffles

"A sweet butter with orange. Good for waffles/pancakes."

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (49.3 g)
  • Calories 220.1
  • Total Fat - 10.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 26.8 mg
  • Sodium - 89.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 33.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 33.6 g
  • Protein - 0.1 g
  • Calcium - 3.7 mg
  • Iron - 0 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a medium mixing bowl cream butter and powdered sugar.

Step 2

While continuing to mix add the orange juice and zest until fully incorporated.

Step 3

Place in small airtight dish and refrigerate until ready to serve.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Use freshly squeezed orange juice for the best flavor.
  • Use unsalted butter for the recipe to avoid oversalting.

  • Substitute 1/3 cup coconut oil for the butter - Coconut oil is a great vegan alternative to butter, and it also adds a subtle hint of coconut flavor to the butter, which can be a great complement to the orange flavor.
  • Substitute 2 teaspoons of lemon juice for the orange juice - Lemon juice adds a tart and tangy flavor that can be a nice contrast to the sweetness of the powdered sugar. It also adds a bright flavor that pairs well with the orange zest.

Cinnamon Orange Butter In a medium mixing bowl cream butter and powdered sugar. Add 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon and 2 teaspoons of orange juice and zest until fully incorporated. Place in small airtight dish and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Orange Pancakes - A delicious combination of orange and pancakes, this dish is the perfect way to enjoy the Sweet Orange Butter. The orange zest and juice give the pancakes a sweet and citrusy flavor that pairs perfectly with the butter.

Maple Bacon: Maple Bacon is the perfect savory side dish to pair with the sweet Orange Pancakes. The salty bacon and sweet maple syrup create a delicious balance of flavors that will make this dish a hit with everyone. Plus, it's an easy and quick dish to prepare, making it a great addition to any brunch menu.


Q: How much butter is needed for this recipe?

A: This recipe requires 1/3 cup of butter, softened.

Q: What type of butter should I use?

A: It is best to use unsalted butter for this recipe. Salted butter can alter the flavor of the dish.

1 Reviews


Used the butter on some muffins. It was really yummy!


review by:
(1 Oct 2018)

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Fun facts:

The orange zest used in this recipe is a great way to add a hint of citrus flavor to the butter. The orange zest is also believed to have originated in China, where it was used for both medicinal and culinary purposes.

The combination of orange and butter has been a favorite of many famous people, including the beloved Queen Elizabeth I. She was known to enjoy this combination as a sweet treat during her royal feasts.