|Time||prep: 10 minutes|
- Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Gradually beat in the brandy.
- Chill before serving.
Brandy butter can be kept for several weeks if made with fresh butter and stored covered in the fridge. Serve with Christmas pudding and warm mince pies.
Some people like to add a few more ingredients. Here is a list of some of the options you could try.
- A dash of vanilla extract
- Orange or lemon zest
- Spices like:
- all spice
- a small handful of flaked nuts
Brandy butter is a 'hard sauce'. Other , rather similar, hard sauces can be made by substituting the brandy with rum, whiskey or sherry.