Beat the January Blues… January: it’s widely believed, albeit by pseudoscience, to be the most depressing month of the year. We’re all pretty familiar with the concept of the January blues: with cold weather, dark days and empty pockets after the holiday season reminding us that the festivities of December are over. But there’s no […]
Curried Parsnip Soup You can do pretty much anything with parsnips: puree, roast, pan fried – they’re all delicious. We love to add some spice to our vegetables, and this smooth spicy soup is just the way to go about it. Soups are a great way to get well on your way to reaching your […]
The way to a mans heart is through his stomach. And with Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, June 18, we are thinking of the tasty treats that we can create that really cater to the men. It’s not all stereotypical grilled cheese and steak though: we’ve determined that the ultimate pleasure really is…bread and butter! […]
The Multi-Tasking Recipe for Busy Bakers Everyone loves cupcakes, but variety is the spice of life so don’t be boring with the same old flavors time and time again. We like to change it up a little, and the best thing about this recipe is that all of our variations are made from the very […]
We love butter sauce! It’s such a staple of our culinary repertoire that we’ve created our Quik Creations recipe selection. We’ve also created a simple yet delicious recipe for you to drizzle over everything from fresh lobster or scallops to the fish of the day. In fact, this spicy butter drizzle works perfectly with everything from fresh […]
We featured a delicious sugar cookies recipe before, but now it’s making a Spring time comeback – this time with added colour! Butter really is the star of the show with these cookies, and maybe that’s why we love ’em so much. The rich, creamy nature of Churn 84 European Style butter brings out the luxurious […]
May 8th is International Mother’s Day, designed to honor all the wonderful women in our lives who gave us life and love. We adore French crepes, and there’s something about them that reflect the class and delicacy that makes us think of our mom’s… so what would be more fitting than lemon crepes to mark the […]
Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter all offer their own unique fruits and vegetables for seasonal flavour, and this month it is time for the blackberry to shine! Fresh blackberries offer an amazing mix of both sweet and sour, but when they’re baked, the sourness is mellowed and you’re left with a perfect pop of sweetness. […]
To honor Earth Day and celebrate our beautiful planet, our baking blogger Alie Romano has come up with a super simple No Bake recipe. It consumes very little energy – and you can go one step further and purchase all organic ingredients to do your part for the planet. Remember, a little goes a long way… […]
Effortlessly easy Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins that you can create – from scratch – in under an hour! Sounds to good to be true right? That’s what we thought, but we put it to the test and came up with this amazing recipe. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 cup milk 1/2 cup unsalted Churn 84 butter 1/2 cup […]
Inundated with chocolate treats over the Easter break? Make something fun with your leftover goodies – like these Malteser Brownies. The soft warm center of the brownies explodes with a crunch, and then melts in your mouth – the perfect marriage of taste and texture! Chef Chris Pires has one little tip: don’t eat these […]
Mini Egg Madness: Happy Easter! Easter comes early this year, and a lot of people are telling us that the break has snuck up on them! Let us here at Butterball Farms come to the rescue, with ideas and inspiration to get you into the spirit of the season. Chocolate Mini Eggs are everyone’s favourite […]
Coconut Cake with Lemon Curd Easter is nearly here! That means chocolate bunnies and eggs everywhere – and we are certainly not complaining. Last week we featured this delicious pavlova topped with chocolate eggs to get us in the spirit, but if you’re all mocha-d out, don’t worry. This week we are swapping the cocoa […]
A gluten-free Easter special How adorable is this Easter Dessert? This is a simple vanilla pavlova shaped into mini baskets filled with homemade coconut cream, dolloped with whipping cream and topped with chocolate eggs! If you’re looking to make something a little different this year for Easter, then this is the recipe for you (and […]
The perfect way to start you day… In this short video, we show you how to make the perfect buttermilk scones using our Churn84 European Style butter.
Springtime Recipes: We adore the comforting, buttery taste of hot cross buns! An English classic, which always immediately reminds us of our favourite childhood nursery rhyme. ”Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny,Hot cross buns If you have no daughters, give them to your sons. One a penny two a penny, Hot cross buns” Whether […]
Dirty Hot Chocolate First things first: this is no ordinary hot chocolate recipe! Thicker, denser and a whole lot more luxurious, taste a kick of espresso and an added knob of butter to sweeten the deal. This recipe by The Brunette Baker still has the solid bones of your classic hot choc formula – but […]
Every week, we bring you new recipe to tickle your taste-bud’s. From the novice baker to the expert in the kitchen, there’s something for everybody here at Butterball Farms. Today, we bring you a favorite of ours: Banana Bread. Here’s why we love it! 1. It’s super easy. 2. Fresh or frozen, it tastes just […]
How many loves can you have in a lifetime? Because when it comes to food, we have many. Butter will always be our number one, but we can’t help admitting that chocolate comes in at a very close second. That’s why this Valentines Day, we are giving our heart to these delicious chocolate arrow cupcakes. […]
Pancakes seem simple to make but a lot of us struggle with getting them just right: our pancakes are either under-cooked, overcooked, or most commonly are too flat and dense. There is a knack to getting them just right. Lucky for BakingForFriends have shared their top tips to getting your pancakes light and fluffy. Here’s our top five tricks: head […]
M&M Cookies Hands up who loves M&Ms?! An excellent addition to any recipe, M&Ms not only add a colorful kick, but a chocolate-y punch with a satisfying crunch.What better way to brighten up a dull winter day than warm, soft cookies! These chewy treats are an excellent snack for a child’s birthday party, a baby […]
Movie Time! Homemade Caramel Popcorn One of the best things about going to the movies is the smell of freshly popped corn, with creamy melted butter poured all over! Let’s be honest, it’s one of the main reasons we go to the cinema. But that doesn’t mean movie time at home can’t be just as […]
It’s nearly time….for the Superbowl!! Football, food, football, food…it’s the mantra for the next few weeks as we start to plan our Superbowl menus. Whether you’re into the sports scene or not, there’s no way to avoid the mania surrounding this annual NFL event! Besides, even if you don’t follow the teams, it’s worth tuning […]
Grand Marnier and Peach Filled Crepes The possibilities for crepe combinations are endless, but since we first tried it, this recipe has become a firm favorite here at Butterball Farms! Butter is, as always in our eyes, the star in this recipe, however Grand Marnier takes a strong supporting role! Not to ignore our most […]
After the indulgence of the holiday season, you may feel like skipping dessert for a week or three – but trust us when we say this is one cheesecake you will not want to miss! And because it is 100% homemade, this tasty treat will satisfy your sweet tooth while being made from scratch, with […]
Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns with Caramel Espresso Drizzle… Our mouths are watering just thinking about it! A family recipe handed down to our resident blogger at TheBrunetteBaker.com, join Jenny Jack as she tries her hand at an old favourite. The rich coffee flavored drizzle adds a whole new dimension to this dish that we just […]
If you are full to the brim with Christmas cupcakes and candy canes, this is the recipe for you! Our Pear Gingerbread Cake is something a little bit different from the usual holiday fare, a refreshing break from all of the heavy sugary desserts. Reminiscent of the Fall Harvest and all the yumminess that goes […]
If you can’t decide if you prefer cupcakes or brownies, we have the recipe for you! This is the ultimate dessert mash-up with a little bit of help from our friends…. We all know that Betty Crocker is the queen of ready-made goodies, and while we usually prefer to bake from scratch, it’s hard to argue […]
Simple, cost effective and easy to decorate, these Whipped Shortbread Cookies melt in your mouth with a sudden burst of buttery flavour! We’ve teamed up with TheLastCourse.ca to show you how to create this perfect holiday dessert… Our Churn 84 Butter is the star of this recipe, with it’s smooth and creamy texture. Because there are […]
Nothing beats candy canes for fresh, festive flavor! Last week we brought you our candy cane cookies from EverybodyLovesPretty.com…and here’s a second take on the recipe for our no.1 holiday favorite! These cookies give a real minty kick and are the perfect treat for after dinner snacking while watching your ultimate Christmas movie! Here’s the recipe. […]
These candy cane cookies are the perfect Christmas treats for kids and adults alike. Buttery and chewy, you also get a kick of crunch in the middle from the melted candy cane. Now that it’s officially December, we can really start getting into the Christmas spirit…and what better way than to crack open a bottle […]
The best thing about these easy to make, tasty breakfast cookies are that chia seeds are super healthy – so we don’t even feel guilty about enjoying them as much as we do. If you’d like to start the new year health kick a little early, why not try them for yourself: here is the […]
Did you know that our Churn84 European style butter is barrel-churned in Ontario, Canada? We’ve decided to create a recipe combining this rich, creamy flavorful butter with another Canadian favorite: maple syrup! Take a look at the full recipe from our culinary expert Chris over at FoodInspires.com
There are some things that are difficult to find: the perfect pair of jeans, or the ultimate chocolate brownie to name but a few! While we can’t help with the first, we have the second sorted with a recipe courtesy of chef Alton Brown. You might recognize him from TV, with shows such as ‘Good […]
Apple and caramel are one of our favorite combinations. Combined with real butter, they’re elevated to a whole new level that will make your tastebuds explode! This Apple Spice Bundt Cake is incredibly easy to make: you don’t even need a mixer…
This tasty recipe was created by our friend over The Brunette Baker, who explains her unique take on the standard Rocky Road name: ‘My version are called Rocky Terrain Bars instead of Rocky Road Bars because if these were actual land masses, no one would be calling it a road.’ Find the recipe here.
We all love the smell of fresh bread baking in the oven – it’s even recommended by Real Estate Agents to help sell a home, making the space seem more welcoming and homely. However, we never settle for the basic loaf. Let’s make things much more interesting with these cheesey pepperoni bread sticks! Here’s the […]
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the day to day mundane tasks and to-do lists that we forget to stop and take time for ourselves. In the run up to this holiday season, we’re making a pact with ourselves: stop, breathe, enjoy and of course….eat! Here’s our first festive recipe of the season.
Make desserts extra special by adding these iced sugar cookies to your repertoire. These treats can be used for decorating Christmas cookies, perfect for your next holiday party or gift exchange! We’ve lots more festive recipes coming your way, but for now – try these out! Let us know what you thinking using @butterballfarms.
Did you know that November is #BundtBakers month? What better time to try out this incredible, buttery rum-filled cake made with Churn84. Dense, rich and chocolatey, this recipe will knock your warm fluffy socks off! Click here for the ultimate boozy bundt.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we have the perfect after-dinner dessert for you to impress your guests. We don’t know how it is, but even when our stomachs are full from delicious dinner, we can always make room for dessert. Especially when it tastes this good! Check out the recipe from our resident […]
We are growing increasingly excited for the holiday season! Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and with Christmas just around the corner we’re practicing our favorite dessert recipes. Our top pick this week is these delectable sugar cookies from baking maestro Jenn Andonov at TheLastCourse.ca Check out the full recipe here.
‘Brownies are a chocoholic’s dream! Ask any one of us. I promise, at least 8/10 will say the ultimate chocolate dessert is a think, fudgy, cocoa-filled square of pure happiness’ Top this with a scoop of ice cream, and you won’t even need dinner. Here’s the recipe!
Celebrate special moments – such as a baby shower or a birthday – with these tasty treats made with Stirling Unsalted Butter. Don’t be intimidated by the delicate icing: the link below provides a great video showing the easy way to pipe it to get that perfectly pink rosebud topping. Flavorful and fun, these are […]
Peanut butter cookies are an old fashioned family favorite: soft and buttery with a slight chewiness, they pack a punch of flavor with every bite! This traditional recipe is made even better with the addition of Stirling whey butter, giving the biscuits a slightly nutty and earthy taste. Check out the full recipe here.