Do you add cup of hot water to melted butter or melt butter over hot water?

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Groovy Chocolate Cake
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Lori T. January 26, 2020
The hot water and butter melt together and are brought to a boil together. You put both in the pan at about the same time. If you melt the butter alone first, and then try pouring in the water, you could end up with a sputtering mess. The hot water just helps hasten the melting process along a bit, so it comes to a boil a little faster. Cold butter and cold water would take longer.
 
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