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How To Make Clarified Butter

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Let the Milk Solids Separate
Making clarified butter

Let the milk solids separate.

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Let the Milk Solids Separate

As the butter melts, you'll see a layer of foam rising to the surface. The bubbles are the butter's water content boiling off, and the white residue is the milk solids separating out from the butterfat and water.

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