Whipped Lemon Butter Recipe: You'll Be Sweet on This Easy Lemon Butter Recipe From a Pastry Chef by Gale Gand

Whipped Lemon Butter Recipe: You'll Be Sweet on This Easy Lemon Butter Recipe From a Pastry Chef

This slightly sweet, lemony whipped butter recipe is the perfect topping for my Swedish pancakes. Also try it on wafflesfluffy pancakescrepesbiscuits, toast or English muffins. What will you use it on? 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 5 to 10 seconds

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes about 1/2 cup


  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 lemon, grated rind only
  • 2 tablespoon powdered sugar

Here's how to make it:

  1. Soften the butter in the microwave for about 5 to 10 seconds or until it's very soft. 
  2. In a bowl, combine the butter, lemon rind and powdered sugar. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Photos: Gale Gand

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Elisa Schmitz
Oh my goodness, so delish! Yes, please.
This is genius! 🍋
I want to spread this on toast, pancakes, waffles. Yummy.

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