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Butterkäse is a semi-hard cheese that is usually produced in a loaf or log form. It is creamy and mild, and tastes similar to butter, which is where its name is derived.

Cheese Category:  Semi-Hard, Sliced Cheeses

Country of Origin:  Germany 

Cheese Characteristics

Main Ingredient(s): Pasteurized Cow's Milk

Age (Ripening Period): 3+ weeks

Flavor: Mild, similar to butter, lightly sour

Consistency: Soft, but firm enough to slice

Sliceable? Yes

Spreadable? No

Use for melting? Yes

Dessert cheese? Yes

Cooking and Preparation Tips
Butterkäse is great for sandwiches and cheese platters. Its also a favorite cheese for breakfast. Allow cheese to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving to develop aroma and flavor.

Butterkäse also melts nicely so it can be cooked with as well.

It pairs wells with a Rosé or a light red or white wine. 

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