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butter buds

Discussion in 'Slimming World - Eating Out' started by Emmab77, 22 January 2011 Social URL.

  1. Emmab77

    Emmab77 Well-Known Member

    Hi has any1 ever tried butter buds instead of butter but u can only use them in hot food and they only 5 cals per sachet and does any1 have any new ideas what to use them in ? X
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  3. Weeda

    Weeda Member

    Jacket potatos!!!
  4. Circes

    Circes Strutting her stuff

  5. SlimmingKitchen

    SlimmingKitchen Well-Known Member

    Jacket potatoes & mash is the best thing :)
    They are only 0.5 syns a sachet x
  6. Emmab77

    Emmab77 Well-Known Member

    Hi I've just bought some so gonna be giving them a try :) x
  7. sweets154

    sweets154 Well-Known Member

    Where are butter buds in a supermarket? I'd never heard of them before SW.
  8. Maximus

    Maximus Well-Known Member

    They are only available from Lakeland either in store or online

    Butter Buds® - Lakeland, the home of creative kitchenware

    They were £3.99 for 40 sachets but I notice they have increased lately.

    Use them in jackets, or especially to mash spuds for low-syn buttery goodness:)

    I love them as it goes, but others hate them! - I also add to scrambled egg for the buttery taste.

    Anyone wanting to try before they buy can so by ordering a small sample on Ebay - just do a search on there.

    Half a syn - much better than trying to calculate half a syn's worth of butter lol

  9. Emmab77

    Emmab77 Well-Known Member

    Hi I don't think u can buy them at a supermarket I got mine from eBay but there is other online sites that sell them and they come in packs of 40 x
  10. Emmab77

    Emmab77 Well-Known Member

    Hi do u only add 1 to a jacket spud ? X
  11. julesm

    julesm Slimming World

    Excuse my ignorance but what are butter buds?
  12. Emmab77

    Emmab77 Well-Known Member

    Hi its a powder butter and in hot food it taste like butter but 1 sachet is only 5 kcal x
  13. Maximus

    Maximus Well-Known Member

    At half a syn, you can add as many as you want. I also add them to scrambled eggs, cos that's the way I roll;)

    As I mentioned, some people can't stand them, they are very, erm, buttery, but that's the idea lol. I have usually got syns to spare and with jackets, or mash, I just add them until I think it's Lurpak!

    It works best with wet/moist food as this hydrates the powder.
  14. julesm

    julesm Slimming World

    Are they that sort of funny fake butter taste like what buttery frylight smells like? I do rather enjoy that flavour xxxx
  15. Circes

    Circes Strutting her stuff

    No - nothing like the frylight stuff (yeuch)
  16. Maximus

    Maximus Well-Known Member


    The frylight stuff is rancid - Butter buds are a nice buttery flavour and when Lurpak is off limits, quite tasty!

    All in my humble opinion of course.

  17. Emmab77

    Emmab77 Well-Known Member

    Hi I tried them today in a jacket potatoe and enjoyed it normally I would use butter so I'm glad I bought them now cos only 5 cals and tasty :) x
  18. Maximus

    Maximus Well-Known Member

    Glad you like them Emma.

    As I mentioned, some people hate them, but I find them so buttery, and in my opinion, they have no after taste (apart from butter lol)
  19. Rachelsilver1985

    Rachelsilver1985 Well-Known Member

    Do you think you could put it on freshly popped popcorn? I am a fan of salted butter popcorn yummy yummy

    I did buy some of these from ebay tried it in mash last just one sachet and didnt find it strong enough but i suppose im abutter fiend
  20. -Tally-

    -Tally- Well-Known Member

    If they're only 5 calories wouldn't they be 4 sachets = 1 syn or 2 for 0.5 syns?
  21. Emmab77

    Emmab77 Well-Known Member

    I put 2 in a big baked spud xx

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