Learn How to Make Dairy Free Chive Blossom Butter


It’s that time of year again when the chives are in full bloom. Did you know that they are edible? They not only add a great flavour to salads and dishes, the lovely purple color will make your dish pop! This compound butter can go on anything; potatoes, veggies, toast, fish, chicken, and pasta just to name a few.

close up of dairy free butter mixed with ingredients and a chive flower
Compound butter is good on so many things

You don’t need many ingredients to make this mouth-watering butter. I used dairy free butter, but you can use any type of butter that you would like.

chive blossoms with garlic, dairy free butter, and lemon
Simple ingredients are sometimes the best
5 from 1 vote

Chive Blossom Butter

This compound butter is good on almost anything

Course Appetizer
Keyword Dairy Free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 Cup


  • 1 Cup Dairy Free Butter
  • ¼ Cup Chives (chopped)
  • 8 Chive Flowers (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • Salt


  1. Whip the butter until it is smooth with a hand mixer.

  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix with a spatula until well blended.

  3. Scoop into molds if desired, otherwise you can spread it on parchment paper and form it into a log.

labelled picture of dairy free chive blossom butter


  1. Jason Sheppard

    5 stars
    Such great flavour! Can’t tell it’s dairy free at all!


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