Imagine you're determined to prepare chocolate chip cookies. You carefully place each item on the countertop, but then you realize that the recipe requires room-temperature butter, but all you have is a solid block of refrigerated butter from the fridge.
It turns out you can microwave cold butter to room temperature without turning it into liquid gold. Just defrost. As seen in a famous TikTok video, cut cold butter into teaspoons and place the pads on a microwave-safe surface.
The easy trick to room-temperature butter astounded users. One TikTok user said, "Tried [three] different tactics and this is the only one that worked." "I tried it and it worked flawlessly.
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Another TikTokker advised: "Some microwaves offer softening settings. Please spare others the [six] months I squandered not knowing that about my own.
The microwave butter defrosting method has solid roots. The Land O' Lakes website describes it as a quick-pinch way to soften butter to room temperature.
Beat an unwrapped stick of butter between two wax papers with a rolling pin to get a uniform layer. Remove the wax paper on top and cut the butter needed for your recipe.
After trying scrambled egg muffins at a nearby restaurant, I made this morning egg muffin recipe my husband likes better. Pretty, hearty, and enjoyable to serve.
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