Introducing TheMix Butter Bowl. If you love making homemade butter or are tired of having hard butter straight from the fridge you will love this clever device. Just fill with room temperature butter, add some water to the base and voila - perfectly spreadable butter for weeks! (you will need to change the water every few days for maximum freshness).
This butter bowl is a ceramic container used to maintain the freshness and spreadable consistency of butter without refrigeration. Designed in the late 19th century the butter bowl has two parts: a base that holds water, and a cup to hold the packed butter which also serves as a lid. The cup containing butter is placed into the base, where water creates an airtight seal that keeps the air (and thus oxygen) away from the butter so that refrigeration is not needed and the butter can be used in its soft form. This method will keep butter for around a month provided it is kept at temperatures below 27 °C and the water is changed regularly.
Produced in classic white it will compliment all kitchens and is attractive enough to leave on display all year round.
Firmly press your room temperature homemade or store bought butter into the clean and dry lid of the butter bowl (the back of a spoon is handy for pressing it in). You'll then need to add water (about 1/3 of a cup) to the base of the butter bowl before inverting the lid. This will create a vacuum seal preventing oxygen from accessing the butter which is the secret to maintaining it's freshness and spreadability for weeks at a time.
We do suggest you change the water every 2-3 days and if you're in a warmer environment (above 27 °C degrees inside) we'd recommend storing your filled butter bowl in the fridge. Otherwise it will slide out and land in the water!
If using homemade butter, make sure it is churned well until the liquid is clear and rinse 2-3 times. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible before putting in your butter bowl.
Love it bit would be good if it was a little bigger to hold the home made butter from the 600 ml cream
Thanks for the review Roweena. I'm so glad you are enjoying your butter bowl overall. I have taken note of your thoughts regarding the size and we will keep it in mind for the future.
This was so new to me & I only discovered recently what a butter bell was.
When I found out TheMixShop had one, I grabbed it immediately.
Classic shape and style.
I got given the butter bowl as a gift and it broke while trying to get it out of its packaging. So disappointed! Didn't even get to try it.
Oh no, Jen, that would have been really frustrating and I'm sorry this happened. We will be sending you a new butter bowl which I'm sure you will be enjoying shortly. I'm glad our customer service team were able to get in touch with you regarding this and appreciate you letting us know.