A small bowl filled with a cream butter with a small butter knife on the side

Brandy butter

  • serves 6-8
  • Easy

You only need three ingredients and 10 minutes to whip up a batch of boozy brandy butter – the perfect accompaniment to mince pies


Whip up a batch of brandy butter, then enjoy it with mince pies, Christmas pudding and more Christmas baking recipes. Why not also make some  royal icing to decorate your festive bakes?



  • salted butter 100g, softened
  • icing sugar 75g
  • brandy 2 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Put the butter and icing sugar in a bowl and beat with an electric whisk until pale and lightly whipped.

  • Step 2

    Briefly whisk in the brandy until just combined. Taste and add a splash more brandy if you prefer a stronger flavour. If the butter splits when adding the brandy, add 1-2 tbsp more icing sugar to bring the mixture back together. Chill until ready to serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 139
  • Fat 10.3g
  • Saturates 6.5g
  • Carbs 9.4g
  • Sugars 9.3g
  • Protein 0.1g
  • Salt 0.23g