How to check the butter for naturalness: 3 easiest and most effective ways
Butter is an indispensable product in the preparation of baked goods, as well as in its basis prepare sauces. It is very important to be able to correctly select, distinguish and check the natural product from counterfeit at home.
FoodOboz editors share useful tips on how to check the quality of butter at home.
How to test butter in boiling water
It is enough to pour boiling water into a glass, add a piece of butter, and wait a few seconds. If the butter is of good quality, it should dissolve completely in the water, and the color of the water should be milky. If you see any sediment or white "flakes", it means that the product is bad and not natural.
How to test butter in a frying pan
Heat a frying pan, put out a piece of butter and you need to observe. The natural product will have a pleasant milky aroma and foam will form.
How to test butter with manganese and iodine
Dissolve the butter in water, drop 1-2 drops of iodine, stir, and leave it. The natural product will not react, and in a few hours, there will be no trace of iodine. But if the mixture turns brown, it is not natural oil.
Dissolve manganese in water, add a piece of butter, and stir. If the color turns to light - the oil contains only animal fats.
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