Whipped Orange Butter

Whipped Orange Butter
Whipped Orange Butter. Diana Rattray
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/2 Cup (8 servings)

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.

What You'll Need

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

How to Make It

Combine ingredients in a small bowl and beat with a mixer with a whisk attachment or by hand until well blended. Refrigerate until serving time.

This is 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.

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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    81 Calories
    9g Fat
    1g Carbs
    0g Protein
    (Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)