Homemade Butter

Easy Homemade Butter

After demonstrating a quick and easy way to make 15-minute homemade ice cream, Illinois dairy farmer Karen Bohnert and her daughter, Cassie, are back to show us how to make butter! All it takes is one ingredient and a few shakes.

Did you know dairy is one of the most affordable sources of nutrition, and features nine essential nutrients? Learn more about the benefits of dairy, and enjoy your homemade butter!


  • Whipping cream
  • Glass jar with lid


  1. Fill the glass jar half full with the whipping cream. Put the lid on tight.
  2. Shake the glass jar until you can’t hear the liquid moving around anymore and the whipping cream begins to solidify.
  3. After shaking, you’ll end up with butter and buttermilk that’s ready to use!