Whipped Honey Butter is a quick and easy recipe you can make in about 5 minutes with two simple ingredients; honey and butter! Cream honey butter is the perfect companion for dinner rolls, cornbread, pancakes, and even served with fried chicken! You can basically serve it on any bread or sweet breakfast!
Thanks to my friends at Rhodes Bake N’ Serve for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own!
At my house, it seems like a crime to serve a meal without bread! We’re serious carb lovers over here! I’ve totally fallen in love with Rhodes Warm and Serve Rolls because they’re ready in minutes! No rise time means you can fly by the seat of your pants and still enjoy warm rolls!
You can either microwave them for about 30 seconds or take them straight from the freezer to the oven and bake them for 12-14 minutes! Your house will smell like you’ve been baking bread. And, if you don’t let your family in on the little secret, they’ll think you made rolls from scratch because they taste just like they are!
I’m seriously in love with the French rolls to serve with Ravioli Lasagna or any kind of Italian food. Justin is mad about sourdough so he loves that variety. And, the Soft White Dinner Rolls are AWESOME for serving with any meal or making into pizza sliders! If you’re into fresh rolls and butter, your life just got even better! Honey butter and rolls are what dreams are made of!
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Why You’ll Love This Recipe:
Since my family owns a dairy farm we’re pretty big into eating butter every chance we get! We slather it on EVERYTHING! I love all kinds of compound butter and flavored butter like whipped cinnamon butter (aka Texas Roadhouse Butter), cranberry butter, garlic herb butter, and plain old DIY whipped butter!
I’m going, to be honest, I like regular honey butter, but homemade whipped honey butter will always be #1 with me! It takes a couple of extra minutes to make it fluffy, but it’s so worth it!
I’ve made hundreds of batches of honey butter. Some are runny, some are way too buttery (don’t tell my husband I said that) and some just don’t have the right butter and honey ratio. This creamed honey butter is PERFECT!
- Fluffy! I have a tiny secret tip that’s going to make the most fluffy and creamy honey butter ever! It’s not a runny, sauce like honey butter, but light and airy instead!
- Easy! You’re going to want to use a handheld mixer for this recipe, but that’s about all there is to it! Plus, you can make it ahead of time and it will be ready to go when you are!
- Delicious! No need to buy store-bought honey butter! This one has the perfect flavors!
Honey Butter Ingredients:
It makes sense that you’ll need honey and butter to make this recipe! As usual, I have a few suggestions for you to make sure this recipe turns out perfectly for you!
- Butter: Use real butter, no margarine. Butter tastes better and it has a better texture. You can use either salted or unsalted.
- Honey: Liquid honey works great for this recipe. Sometimes I use creamy honey and leave out the powdered sugar and it gives the honey butter a creamy texture that I love, too.
- Powdered Sugar: Trust me! It’s a good idea! It helps give the honey butter a super light and airy texture, almost like a fluffy buttercream frosting!
- Salt: This is totally optional, but I love it! I add a dash of Kosher salt even when I’m using salted butter. The salt adds a savory undertone that offsets all the sweetness! Yum!
How to Make Homemade Whipped Honey Butter:
Whipped honey spread is so easy to make that it’s hardly a recipe! But there are a few tips that will give it that perfect “whipped” texture we’re after!
Step 1: Using a handheld mixer, whip room temperature butter until light and fluffy. It will take about 2 minutes.
Step 2: Add honey and powdered sugar. You can also add a dash of salt if you’d like. I love it and prefer Kosher salt. Start on low speed and gradually increase speed to high and whip for about 3-5 minutes. The butter will be light and fluffy. The longer you mix it the airier it will become.
- The honey and butter might look separated and grainy at first. That’s okay! Keep beating it!
- Use room temperature butter. It should slightly indent when pressed with your finger. If it’s too warm it won’t get as fluffy. (I don’t recommend bringing butter to room temperature in the microwave for this recipe because microwaves heat unevenly)
- Although I’ve used my Kitchen aid stand mixer to make this recipe I really prefer using my handheld mixer.
- It also works best to use a small bowl because the honey butter will get whipped better. I like taller, skinnier bowls.
FAQs About Making Whipped Honey Butter:
It will last at room temperature (about 70 degrees) for up to two days. It will keep in the refrigerator for up to three months. Store it in an airtight container. Be sure to bring to room temperature before serving.
Yes! If your once fluffy honey butter starts to fall flat simply re-whip it.
No. Creamed honey doesn’t have any butter in it, it’s just honey that’s been whipped until light in color and creamy. Honey butter has honey and butter in it.
What to serve honey butter with?
I absolutely adore serving honey butter with a basket of warm rolls! They’re a match made in heaven and honey butter makes it feel special for holidays! Of course, I love making homemade rolls, but there are more days than not that I don’t have time for that! That’s why I always keep my freezer stocked with Rhodes warm and serve ! You don’t even have to wait for them to rise, just put them on a baking sheet and bake them, or stick them in the microwave! Talk about easy! The freezer section at my hometown grocery store has lots of fun Rhodes frozen dough options. They’re available at Walmart and Publix, too.
We also love honey butter with:
Other Easy Bread Recipes:
If you love Rhodes Bake N’ Serve as much as I do, you’re going to love these recipes made with frozen dough!
Whipped Honey Butter
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/2 cup butter room temperature
- 3 Tablespoons powdered sugar
- 1 dash salt I like kosher salt
- Using a handheld mixer, mix butter until it's light and fluffy.
- Add powdered sugar, honey, and a dash of salt (optional) and mix again until fluffy. The longer you mix the fluffier it will get. About 3-5 minutes is my sweet spot!
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- zest from an orange
- 1 tablespoon raspberry jam (or other flavored jam)
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract