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Dolly Madison's Fairy Butter

Dolly Madison brought this to the White House. It was that extra touch that she loved and was popular with other Virginia cooks as well.

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  • 2 hard boiled eggs
  • 1 tablespoon orange flower water
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • Butter (room temperature)


  1. Beat and mash the egg yolks until fine grained.
  2. Add orange flower water and powdered sugar; beat until you have a fine paste, mixing well.
  3. Combine with equal amounts of butter and force through a fine strainer, with holes, onto a fancy plate.


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