Festive Flavoured Butters Recipe

There's nothing like a home-made gift to show you care! This is a unique idea for children to prepare and wrap, under your guidance, for their school teachers to enjoy and appreciate this Festive Season.


Prep Time

20 minutes for several flavours

Cooking Time


500 g

Recipe Ingredients

500 g brick SPAR butter, at room temperature

Orange & Almond butter

  • Grated rind of 1/2 orange and 15 ml of the squeezed juice
  • 30 ml ground almonds
  • 30 ml SPAR icing sugar
Label as: Spread on freshly toasted slices of raisin bread or with warm Christmas mince pies

Mustard butter

  • 10 ml whole-grain prepared mustard
  • 10 ml fresh chopped parsley
  • generous grinding black pepper
Label as: Use when preparing savoury sauces, melt over grilled steak

Country Herb and garlic butter

  • 10 ml each of fresh dhania (coriander), parsley, thyme
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed or finely chopped
  • Sprinkle SPAR garlic herb salt or ground black pepper on top
Label as: Spread between French loaf slices before wrapping and baking. Enjoy on grilled fish.

Recipe Method

1. Slice the butter equally into 5. Transfer each slice into its own small bowl.
2. Mix in additional ingredients to a 100 g portion individually, as follows:
3. To finish off, spoon each flavoured butter portion into SPAR Good Living ramekin dishes (purchased in sets of 2), wrap in cellophane and tie on a label with ribbon or raffia.

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