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Deep Fried Butter 

agosto 9, 2022

This one is my personal favorite. These deep fried desserts are really delicious and you will love it, they have a unique flavor and also are perfect for a quick treat!

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Additional: 8 hrs

Servings: 12


  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon (Optional)
  • 1 ½ cups cold butter, cut into tablespoon-sized pieces
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, divided, or more as needed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (Optional)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 quart vegetable oil, or as needed
  • toothpicks
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, or as needed


Step 1.
Whisk brown sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon together in a shallow bowl. Dip each piece of butter into a cinnamon-sugar mixture to coat completely. Place butter pieces in a single layer on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Freeze until hard, 8 hours to overnight.

Step 2.
Stir 1 cup flour, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Beat buttermilk, eggs, and white sugar together in another bowl; add flour mixture to buttermilk mixture and beat until smooth. Gradually stir remaining flour into buttermilk mixture until desired batter consistency is reached.

Step 3.
Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Step 4.
Poke a toothpick into the center of each frozen piece of butter. Dip butter into batter to coat completely.