Cut the amount of butter you want to use and put it on a plate. Grab a glass and fill it with hot water. Let it rest for a minute or till the glass outside is warm. In quick succession, tip the water out of the glass, dry it and invert it over the chunk of butter. In a minute or so, you’ll have beautifully soft butter.
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