Honey Butter Recipes

Here are some honey butter recipes that will add some bang to your biscuits and titillate your toast.

Enjoy!

First up – just in case this is really all you’re looking for – here’s a simple recipe for a basic honey and butter combo:

Honey Butter
(All recipes courtesy of The National Honey Board)

Ingredients: 

1/2 cup softened butter or margarine
2 Tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange or lemon peel 

Directions:

In a bowl, combine the butter or margarine, honey and freshly grated lemon peel. Stir until well blended.


Here’s a honey butter recipe that’s a little bit nutty:

Almond Honey Butter

Ingredients:

1/2 lb. butter
1/4 cup almond flavored liqueur 
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel 

Directions: 

Beat butter until smooth. Gradually add liqueur and honey. Stir in orange peel. Chill until ready to serve.


And here’s one that’s both nutty and fruity:

Honey Cranberry Butter

Ingredients:

1 cup softened butter or margarine
1/4 cup chopped fresh cranberries
1/4 cup Honey
1/4 cup prepared cranberry sauce
2 Tablespoons ground walnuts
1 Tablespoon milk
2 teaspoons freshly grated orange peel 

Directions: 

Whip butter until pale yellow. Add cranberries, honey, cranberry sauce, walnuts, milk and orange peel. Whip until light pink in color.

Tips:

Frozen cranberries may be used in place of fresh. Chop before thawing.


Dare you try this one!?

Honey-Avocado Butter

Ingredients: 

1 avocado, peeled, seeded, and mashed
1/3 cup honey

Directions: 

Blend or whip avocado and honey. Cover mixture with plastic wrap placed directly on the surface of the spread. Refrigerate until well chilled for best flavor and spreading consistency.

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