Homemade brandy butter Recipe

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5 min

Brandy butter is a must with Christmas pudding and mince pies. This boozy homemade brandy butter recipe is incredibly simple to make and much cheaper than the shop bought version! This recipe will show you how to make brandy butter in just three simple steps, so you’ll never have to buy it again. This brandy butter recipe serves 4 people and will take only minutes to whip up – you really won’t believe how easy it is! The best part about making this delicious brandy butter recipe is that it will only take you 5mins in the kitchen to have it ready to be eaten! The recipe uses ingredients you more than likely already have in your kitchen cupboards (especially if you’re an avid baker!). Because this brandy butter is so simple to whip up, all you’ll need to make is three cheap ingredients – butter, icing sugar and brandy. Don’t forget this is a boozy treat, so only grown-ups can have a taste! One of the best things about Christmas is the fact that you can indulge in some of the most delicious foods, and this Christmas favourite is definitely on the list. Brandy butter, especially when homemade, is just perfect served with all the festive classics – mince pies, Christmas pudding, chocolate cake or even spooned on top of ice cream. You won’t regret giving this homemade brandy butter recipe a go. Trust us, once you’ve tried this brandy butter recipe, you’ll never go back to shop-bought again!


  • 75g (3oz) softened butter
  • 75g (3oz) icing sugar
  • 2tbsp brandy


  • Cream together the butter and icing sugar until fluffy – you can do this by beating with a wooden spoon in a large mixing bowl or by using an electric hand whisk.

  • Stir in the brandy.

  • Refrigerate until you’re ready to use.

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When making brandy butter, keep adding the brandy until you can not taste the butter.