Turning Unsalted into Salted Butter

Need salted butter but only have unsalted? No problem! Learn how to easily convert unsalted butter into salted for your recipes.

The Salted Difference

Salted vs. Unsalted: Salted butter enhances flavor and has a longer shelf life, but you can add salt to unsalted butter for a quick fix.

How Much Salt to Add

For every 4 oz. stick of unsalted butter, mix in ¼ teaspoon of fine salt. Avoid coarse salts like kosher or sea salt for the best texture.

Perfect for Melted Recipes

This method works best for recipes requiring warm or melted butter, allowing the salt to integrate seamlessly.

Recipe Flexibility

Don't let your butter type limit your cooking. With a simple adjustment, unsalted butter can meet all your culinary needs. Start cooking with confidence!