Whipped Orange Butter

Whipped Orange Butter
Diana Rattray
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
81 Calories
9g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g
Calcium 4mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This lightly sweetened whipped orange butter is wonderful served as a spread for quick bread, muffins, waffles, or pancakes.

For a sweeter butter, add some whole berry cranberry sauce or replace the orange juice with sweet orange marmalade. See the variations below the recipe.

The recipe is easily doubled or tripled.


  • 6 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 orange (zest and 1 tablespoon juice)
  • Optional: dash cinnamon

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine ingredients in a small bowl.

  2. Beat with a mixer with a whisk attachment or by hand until well blended.

  3. Refrigerate until serving time.

    This is a delicious spread for quick breads, biscuits, pancakes, and waffles, or muffins. 


    • Replace the orange juice and zest with 1 tablespoon of sweet orange marmalade.
    • Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of whole berry cranberry sauce for orange cranberry butter.