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Sweet Citrus Butter

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This simple recipe offers an easy way to add citrus flavor to everything from muffins to toast to biscuits.

Why Try? This recipe will not take long to whip up and the citrus butter spread can be stored for up to one month.

Foodie Byte: When softened, this butter can be formed into a variety of shapes to decorate your table.

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  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest (from 1 lemon)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Cream butter in a mixing bowl until smooth.
  2. Add in the rest of ingredients and mix until incorporated.
  3. Chill citrus butter for an hour.
  4. With a melon baller, scoop butter into small balls for serving.
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