The best way to soften butter (and it's not how you think)

Melting it is NOT the best way to do it

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No one likes rock hard butter - you don't need us to tell you how annoying it is when you try to spread it on bread.

Some of us resort to melting it but it just ends up runny and messy.

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This video shows the best way to soften butter so that it's perfect for spreading without any fuss.

Watch and learn!

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