You will need
- For melted butter on the stove:
- 400 g of butter;
- Tolstoganova saucepan.
- For melted butter in the oven:
- 1 kg of butter;
- pot 2 litres.
Melted butter on planarity creamy butter into small cubes or grate on a coarse grater. Put into a saucepan, put on medium heat and wait until melted, occasionally turning the pieces to do not burnt and does not become brown.
Reduce heat to low and cook for 15-20 minutes, do not forget to carefully remove the foam that will form on the surface of the oil, but in any case do not mix. The fact that some of the impurities will foam to the surface, and some stay on the bottom sediment. You need to not allow the precipitate rose to the surface.
Follow the color of the oil, at first it will be cloudy, dark yellow, but will gradually become amber in color and almost transparent. Pour oil in another pan gently and carefully so the sediment has not risen from the bottom.
Put again the saucepan on a small fire. Fire oil for 10-15 minutes, especially, ensure it is not overheated, reduce the heat as needed. The sign of readiness of the oil is amber in color and transparent texture.
Melted the butter in the oven Preheat the oven to 150 ° C, take 1 pounds unsalted butter, cut into 10 equal pieces (100 grams each). Take a thick-walled pot with a thick bottom, throw in the chopped butter. Make sure to the edges of the pan remains free of 8-10 cm.
Put the casserole in the oven for 1.5-2 hours. Do not cover the pan, do not stir oil. Remove the pan from the oven. The oil must be clean, amber-Golden color on the surface – hard thin crust on the bottom – weight light-Golden rain.
Remove from the surface of the hardened film with a slotted spoon or metal spoon. Take a piece of gauze, fold four times and place in a colander. Drain through a colander melted oil into the jar. Try not to disturb the sediments. At the bottom of the pan will remain because of this, 2-3 inches of oil with the sediment.
Pour the residue into the same dish, where I put the hardened foam. Purified melted butter cool to room temperature and tightly close the lid. Foam and sludge can also be used for baking, soups, and thrown away.