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French Butter Crock

By Butter Bell

$25.95

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This updated take on a French butter crock stores butter out of the fridge and keeps it perfectly spreadable and fresh. It combines storage and serving and is beautifully made in new bone china to look great on the table or countertop. Add water to the crock to create a seal that blocks air from spoiling butter (both store-bought and homemade) and keeps it fresh for up to three weeks.

  • Materials: 100% new bone china
  • Care: Top rack dishwasher safe. Replace cold water every 3 days and wash thoroughly between refills
  • Directions: Make sure the butter is soft enough to work into the lid. Use the back of a spoon to push the butter into the lid and smooth to adhere to sides of crock and prevent air pockets. Add ⅓ cup cold water to the base and turn lid upside down to create airtight seal and store butter. Replace with fresh water every 3 days
  • Includes: One Butter Bell crock and matching lid
  • Classic french butter crock design and function
  • Allows butter to be stored at room temperature and maintain spreadable consistency
  • Maintains butter flavor and freshness without refrigeration for 2-3 weeks
  • Water creates unique airtight seal for countertop butter storage and spoilage prevention
  • Great for storing homemade fresh butter and herbed butters
  • Crock doubles as serving container
  • Holds one stick of butter (½ cup)
  • Recommended for ages 10+
  • Please note: Not recommended for storing margarine, ghee, clarified butters, or whipped butters. Do not store butter in temperatures over 80 degrees or butter will melt
  • Made in China
  • Dimensions: 3.78" diameter x 4.25"
  • Weight: 1.78 lbs

76 Reviews (4.5 out of 5 Grommets)

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Love it

6/28/2019 by Kathy

I love this crock as now we don't have to try to spread hard butter on toast or bagels as this softens it like spreadable margarine which I no longer use.More > < Less

5

Perfect

6/27/2019 by Fieona

I have been wanting a butter keeper for a long time. I like mine so
Much that I gave one to four special people as a gift.

5

Butter Crock

5/28/2019 by Mary

We bought one approx a year ago & absolutely LOVE IT! Purchased another for sis-in-law.. She also loves! Only suggestion.... considertion.... consider a slightly larger version.More > < Less

5

This is a great new addition!

5/22/2019 by Kathy

This is an attractive piece, and I really like the functionality and science behind it!

5

Quality

4/18/2019 by Keith

My mother loves the butter bell. Previous to receiving it she was using soft spreads. Now she has soft real butter at her disposal. Great asset to the kitchen.More > < Less

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About Butter Bell

French Style

You might not know about the French butter crock, but this counter- and table-top icon has been in European kitchens for centuries. The Butter Bell is an update of this classic way to store butter out of the fridge that keeps it soft, spreadable, and fresh.

Lisa Tremain created The Butter Bell in 1996, and her design pays homage to the original. The two part crock and lid combine butter storage and serving in beautiful new bone china.

Add homemade or store-bought butter to the serving lid and about ⅓ cup cold water to the crock. Flip the lid upside down and place in the crock to create a seal that blocks butter-spoiling air and light from getting in. Refresh the water every few days to keep butter fresh for up to three weeks out on the counter.

This tried-and-true method has been around since the 19th century and is still a great way to keep butter tasting delicious and perfectly spreadable.