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Category: Sauces and condiments

Maple lemon butter

In the spirit of today's coffeehouses, here are recipes to serve if you have friends over for coffee--or tea. Be sure to have a bowl of strawberries or finger-cut pineapple or melon to balance the mix. The muffins and cake ... Read more

Total time: 30 minutes | Makes 8 to 12 servings
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

Step 1Mix the butter, syrup, sugar, lemon juice and zest in a mini-processor until smooth. This can be made a day ahead; refrigerate. Let soften slightly before serving.

Each of 12 servings:
48 calories; 1 mg sodium; 10 mg cholesterol; 4 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 4 grams carbohydrates; 0 protein; 0.01 gram fiber.
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