Coffee Butter

Coffee-Infused Milk or Butter

Use the coffee- infused butter or milk in place of plain butter or milk to flavor your baked goods.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword coffee, kitchen how tos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chilling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 tablespoons
Calories 152 kcal


Coffee-Infused Milk or Butter Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup whole milk or butter
  • 1/2 cup coffee beans
US Customary - Metric


Coffee-Infused Milk or Butter

  1. In a saucepan on medium-high, heat milk and coffee beans until just boiling. Or, if using butter, melt butter and then add coffee beans.

  2. Lower heat so the beans and milk/butter come to a simmer.

  3. Simmer for five minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and cover. Let sit for fifteen minutes.

  5. Use a sieve to remove the beans.
  6. Let the milk or butter come to room temperature. If using butter, refrigerate until it is no longer a liquid. or freeze until no longer a liquid (if you need to use it quickly). 

Recipe Notes

Use more milk or butter than you will need for your recipe. Using 3/4 cup will yield about 1/2 cup.