What is salted brown butter topping Starbucks (What it is, how to make it+ more information)

The Starbucks salted brown butter topping provides a delicious taste, mainly when used for the Starbucks pistachio latte. But what is the Starbucks salted brown butter topping?

The Starbucks salted brown butter topping is a flavoring component made from cooking butter on a pan until it turns brown. The Starbucks salted brown butter topping provides a rich flavor, primarily when used on steamed milk and espresso. I first enjoyed the rich flavor of the Starbucks salted brown butter topping when my wife ordered me a Starbucks Pistachio latte on our first anniversary holiday. Since then, the flavor reminds me of that anniversary, love and great times. In this post, you will learn how to make the Starbucks Brown Salted topping at home and how Starbucks uses the toppings and the nutritional components, among others.

Making The Starbucks Salted Brown Butter Topping at Home?

Making the Starbucks salted brown butter topping is a straightforward process.

Equipment

  • Knife
  • Light-colored pan
  • Whisk
  • Source of heat

Ingredients

  • Unsalted Butter
  • Brown sugar
  • Salt

Process

  1. Using a knife, cut the butter into small pieces
  2. Spread it on the light-coloured pan. A light-colored pan ensures that you observe as the butter turns golden brown.
  3. Place it on a source of medium heat to melt
  4. Stir it continuously as it melts and after.
  5. Add sugar and salt and continue stirring until it turns golden brown; the foam subsides and richly smells buttery and nutty.
  6. Note that the butter can burn if it remains slightly longer in fire after turning golden brown.
  7. Pour the butter into a heat-proof bowl; it turns golden brown to stop the cooking process and avoid burning.

How Does Starbucks Use the Salted Brown Butter Topping?

Starbucks mainly used the salted brown butter topping to make the Starbucks Pistachio latte. The Pistachio latte was made using pistachio syrup, espresso, and salted brown butter. The salted brown butter was used to add the flavor because it has a rich nutty flavor.

The salted brown butter can also be used as a sauce over vegetables, meat and pasta. It can also be used in recipes such as brown butter berry tea cake, apple blondies, peach bundt cakes, brown butter pumpkin oatmeal cookies, banana layer cake, brown butter sugar cookies and brown butter chocolate chip cookies.

How can you add more flavor to the salted brown butter topping?

salted brown butter topping Starbucks

Adding a half tablespoon of vanilla and lemon can add more flavor to the salted brown butter topping. Vanilla and lemon are excellent flavouring ingredients and can go well with all salted brown butter topping recipes.

What is the nutritional information of the Starbucks salted brown butter topping?

The Starbucks salted brown butter topping is rich in energy and calcium. It has a calorie count of 101.81 and 3.41mg of calcium in every tablespoon. The total lipids in one tablespoon are about 11.52g.

The table below shows the nutritional content of the Starbucks salted brown butter topping

Calories 101.81 in a tablespoon
Total fat 11.52g
Carbohydrates 0.01g
Total sugars 0.01g
Calcium 3.41g
Phosphorus 3.41g
Potassium 3.41g
Sodium 81.79g
Cholesterol 30.53g
Saturated fats 7.29g
Monosaturated fats 2.98g

Final thoughts

Salted brown butter topping provides excellent flavor to your Pistachio latte. The rich nutty, buttery taste is unique and makes your food and snacks tasty.

FAQ Section

Does Starbucks charge for the salted brown butter topping?

No. Starbucks does not charge for the topping.

Is the Starbucks salted brown butter topping vegan?

No. the topping is made from milk butter.

Is the Starbucks salted brown butter topping gluten-free?

Yes. The butter is made purely from gluten-free milk.

Why did Starbucks discontinue the salted brown butter topping?

Starbucks did not explain why it discontinued the topping, but employees speculated that it could be an issue with quality or wrong labelling of ingredients.

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