How to Make Honey Butter

Learn how to make honey butter with this simple and delicious whipped honey butter recipe! It’s the perfect topping for biscuits, bagels, or other delicious treats!

Learn how to make honey butter with this simple and delicious whipped honey butter recipe! It's the perfect topping for biscuits, bagels, or other delicious treats! #honeybutter #homemade #makeyourown #whippedbutter

How to Make Honey Butter

When you generally eat simplistically, it’s fun to have some different butters and spreads to “dress up” a meal. Honey Butter is something I’d actually never heard of until I married my hubby, my family preferred eating mostly jams for toppings so when he told me that I needed to make him some Honey Butter after we were married I didn’t know what he was talking about!

–If you like jams, check out this list of Simple Homemade Jelly Recipes You Have to Try This Summer.

This recipe is so easy to make! Just 5 minutes and you have a fun little topping for your favorite bread. Make sure your butter is softened, not melted, before starting. It will help the mixture whip much better. I like to leave my stick of butter out on the counter for a while before making this recipe so it’s the perfect consistency.

How to Make Honey Butter

Whipped Honey Butter Recipe

What you need:

  • 1/2 cup (one stick) softened Butter
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon (optional)

How to make:

  • Use butter at room temperature or slightly soften the butter before whipping.
  • Add all the ingredients into a bowl and whip with electric hand mixers (or for a non-electric alternative you can use Rotary Beaters) until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Store in the fridge, but place at room temperature to soften before eating.

This recipe would be great on Homemade Bagels or on thisΒ Baking Powder Biscuit Recipe. My hubby just loves to eat it on Homemade Bread for a special little snack! You can also add cinnamon to give it a slightly different flavor.

.\How to Make Honey Butter

This recipe for Honey Butter makes a small batch so if you plan to use it to feed a larger family you will want to double it. To store, I simply place it in a small container after whipping it and keep it in the refrigerator. You can also freeze it. Just take any leftover honey butter you have and scoop spoonfuls onto plastic wrap and wrap tightly. If you have enough leftover, you can roll it into a small log and wrap it tightly. Then just pull it out and allow it to thaw in the fridge or on the counter when you are ready to enjoy!

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Whipped Honey Butter Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup one stick softened Butter
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon optional

Instructions

  1. Use butter at room temperature or slightly soften the butter before whipping.
  2. Add all the ingredients into a bowl and whip with electric hand mixers (or for a non-electric alternative you can use Rotary Beaters) until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Store in the fridge, but place at room temperature to soften before eating.

Honey Butter is such a simple way to dress up any bread and makes a great addition to any meal. It would also be a great addition to a gift basket with some fresh baked goods and homemade jams!

Here are some yummy bread recipes to enjoy your honey butter on:

Basic Recipe for Buttermilk Cornbread

Quick Pull-Apart Rolls Recipe

How to Make Corn Muffins (Mix + Recipe!)

Homemade Buttery Crescents

Three Ingredient Biscuits

Bread Machine Rolls

Homemade English Muffin Bread Recipe

Easy Cream Biscuit Recipe

Homemade Pancake and Waffle Mix

Find more Bread Recipes From Scratch.

 

Have you ever made this? What is your favorite bread to top with it?

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This post on how to make whipped honey butter was originally published on Little House Living in May 2014. It has been updated as of April 2020.

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27 Comments

  1. Your pictures look delicious. Like I might eat the picture itself if it was in front of me πŸ™‚ Visiting from Sunday brunch and will definitely have to pin this!

  2. Looks so delicious Merissa. This would have worked a treat with the pancakes we had this morning. Will have to make sure I whip some up for next week’s pancake Sunday! Thanks for sharing. Dropping by via Sunday Brunch with Mum’s Take Five. πŸ™‚

  3. I never heard of honey butter either, but it sounds yummy. I think I will try that.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Kelly

  4. Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing and linking up again with us at the #WWDParty. Have a wonderful week ahead.

  5. Oooh, this would have been the perfect accompaniment to the lemon pancakes my Miss 11 made us for breakfast this morning! I shall bookmark it for next time!

  6. I usually only eat honey butter when I’m eating out. It would be so much fun to make this at home! I would love it if you’d link this up to the Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop–we love seeing simple and cost effective recipes like this!

  7. Honey butter is wonderful! I just may have to whip some of this up for Mother’s Day! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

  8. This sounds delightful. Love honey butter πŸ™‚ I found you at Good Tips Tuesday! Blessings…

  9. My crew goes crazy when I make this, often with some orange zest and a bit of the juice mixed it. Great on steamed carrots too! πŸ™‚ [#TastyTuesdays]

  10. I love giving homemade honey butter for Christmas gifts. Thank you so much for joining us this week, at Simple Supper Tuesday.

  11. Hi Merissa – This looks delicious! I don’t really like honey, but I do like honey butter. (Everything tastes good with butter!) Thanks so much for sharing with the Let’s Get Real party. I am pinning this to our group Pinterest board.

  12. I love this!! It would be so good on so many things! I’m so glad you shared this with us at Treasure Box Tuesday- pinned! πŸ™‚

  13. Yummy! This is going to go great with my pumpkin dinner rolls!

    Thank you for sharing at #smallvictoriesSundaylinky !

  14. Sounds wonderful! I will have to make this with my homemade butter. I know my crew will love it on some fresh baked bread.

  15. I love honey butter, like you said, it adds a little something special to anything. Thank you for sharing at Tasty Tuesdays

  16. I love honey Butter!! Thanks for linking up at Tips and Tricks! I have tried to Pin, but I keep getting a message that your link may contain spam and it won’t let me pin! I know it’s not spam so I’m not sure what’s going on. Wanted to let you in case anyone else is having trouble.

  17. Love the cinnamon in it. Can’t wait to make it! Thanks for linking up with us and we hope to see you next week! Sandra from Scrumptilicious4You with the Four Seasons Blog Hop.

  18. 5 stars
    I made this to put on the cornbread that I serve with my chili. Everybody loved it. We used to have cornbread and whipped honey-butter in school lunches every week and I loved it. It was almost as light as whipped cream. I whipped this like crazy but it never seemed to lighten up. Any suggestions?