Brandy Butter. Buy Groceries at Amazon & Save. Cream together the butter and the icing sugar. Beat in the boiling water and brandy until smooth.
Christmas Just Isn't Christmas Without a Traditional Pudding. Pile sauce into serving bowl and refrigerate. Remove from fridge about one hour before serving. You can cook Brandy Butter using 3 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Brandy Butter
- You need 125 grams of butter.
- It’s 60 grams of Icing Sugar.
- It’s 50 ml of Brandy.
The essential brandy butter recipe involves creaming together butter and sugar, and then adding a slosh of brandy. There's little scope for error, though over-whipping the brandy butter can make it oily, and adding lots of brandy too quickly might make it curdle. Brandy butter, a sweet and fluffy blend of butter, sugar, brandy, orange zest, and vanilla, is the traditional accompaniment to plum pudding at Christmas. Hard sauce is a sweet, rich dessert sauce made by creaming or beating butter and sugar with rum (rum butter), brandy (brandy butter), whiskey, sherry (sherry butter), vanilla or other flavourings.
Brandy Butter step by step
- Add butter to the food processer.
- Pulse the butter until softened..
- Add the Icing sugar in three stages blending into the butter..
- Add the Brandy slowly to the blended sugar and butter. (like you would oil to eggs to make mayonnaise).
- If the mixture splits add a little more icing sugar. It should come back together..
It is served cold, often with hot desserts. It is typically served with plum pudding, bread pudding, Indian pudding, hasty pudding, and other heavy puddings as well as with fruitcakes and gingerbread. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla together until pale, then whisk in the brandy, one tbsp at a time, until you are pleased with the taste. Brandy butter made with muscovado sugar has a slightly grainy texture, whereas when made with icing sugar it has a lovely creamy smooth texture. So I guess its a personal choice which take priority the extra flavour or the creamiest texture.