Butter curler
Butter curls created with a butter curler

A butter curler is a kitchen tool designed to produce decorative butter shapes for use in food decoration and also to hasten the softening of hard butter so it can be spread more easily. It can also be used to make chocolate and wax shavings. In typical use, the curler is dipped into hot water to ease the cutting.[1]


  1. ^ Berolzheimer, Ruth (1988). Culinary Arts Institute Encyclopedic Cookbook (1st ed.). Penguin. p. 45. Retrieved 2010-12-24. butter curler. page 45.