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Honey Butter Recipe
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Honey Butter

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"Honey butter is very good on homemade white bread. I ate and made this many times as a girl. You may also use peanut butter instead of butter. Delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. Place butter in a small bowl. Gradually add honey, beating constantly, until desired thickness is attained.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 08, 2012

Wow! Where has this little recipe been all my life? It's amazing how two simple ingredients that you have around the kitchen can come together for something that tastes so good. You definitely have to use REAL butter, (not margarine) that's softened and you'll get great results. I used this on bagels, but can definitely see a lot of uses for this stuff and add-ins like orange zest.... Thanks for a great recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 05, 2009

Way too much butter. Try using butter and honey in equal proportions to create much sweater breakfast spread.

Jan 26, 2007

Yummmmmm - I'm not a honey fan, but this is great on homemade dinner rolls! Dinner guests always RAVE about this butter (little do they know how simple it is to make). For easier mixing, be sure your butter (definitely not margarine) and honey are room temp. Also, I like to use a bit of salted butter because it really does enhance the honey/butter flavor - I suggest half salted and half unsalted. I tried just adding salt once, but it doesn't really disolve well, so go with the presalted butter.

Mar 22, 2005

Try it on toast. It is to die for. Equal parts honey and butter is exactly right. I grew up eating this. We lived on a ranch. A bee-keeper kept bees on our land and paid us in honey (80 pounds a year) so we used honey in everything...but this was our favorite.

Dec 24, 2003

This stuff tastes amazing. I only used 1/3 instead of 1/2 cup of honey. It still tasted great. I used them on the popovers (from this site). Thanks so much for posting.

Dec 24, 2003

I used only 1/3c of honey to the 1/2c butter and turned out really good! Went esspecially well with our popovers tonight! Sooo easy and gives a new meaning to any slice of bread or veggie! Thanks Ima!!

Oct 07, 2007

This is a good proportion in my opinion. Although it's really, really sweet. I think if you cut back the honey to 1/3 cup it would still be good. But I'll stick with the 1/2 cup because I like it extra sweet.

Feb 03, 2012

Good with corn bread muffins, tho' a little sweeter than I would have preferred. I only made a small portion for the two of us so I just mixed it by hand, but I'll bet this would whip up nice and fluffy using the original 8-serving recipe and a stand or electric hand mixer.


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  • Calories
  • 166 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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