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    Honey Butter Recipe

    Published October 9, 2020. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.

    This super easy-to-make honey butter recipe comes together in minutes and goes well on bread and proteins to help take them to the next level.

    I make compound butter like this one pretty often because they go so great on so many things. Definitely try this out on my fried chicken or grilled lobster.

    bowl of whipped honey butter

    Honey Butter

    I’m not sure there is an easier-to-make compound butter out there that can more of a punch than this.  It has a delicious combination of sweet and salty and goes excellent on various dishes or bread.  This is also a recipe where most people already have all of the ingredients in their cupboards and refrigerator.

    How to Make It

    Follow these very easy instructions for how to make this:

    1. In a bowl, completely whisk together the melted unsalted butter, honey, and sea salt.
    whisking butter with honey
    1. Store in the refrigerator covered until it is ready to be used.
    softened butter and honey

    Make-Ahead and Storage

    Make-Ahead: You can make this butter up to 3 days ahead of time.

    How to Store: Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. This will freeze covered for up to 6 months.

    Chef Billy Parisi

    chef notes + tips

    • To get the honey to pour easier, simply heat it in a microwave-safe bowl for 20 to 30 seconds.
    • My suggestion is to pull the butter out at room temperature for 1 hour and let it soften slightly so that it is easy to apply to food.
    bowl of honey butter with slice of bread

    Bread Recipes to Put it On

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    Let's Cook - Chef Billy Parisi

    Honey Butter Recipe

    5 from 3 votes
    This easy to make honey butter recipe comes together in minutes and goes so good on bread and proteins to help take them to the next level.
    Servings: 8
    Prep Time: 2 minutes
    Cook Time: 0 minutes

    Ingredients 

    • 1 stick softened unsalted butter
    • ¼ cup honey
    • 1 teaspoon sea salt

    Instructions

    • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients until they are combined.
    • Cover and store in the refrigerator until it is ready to be used.

    Notes

    Make-Ahead: You can make this bread up to 3 days ahead of time.
    How to Store: Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Freeze covered for up to 6 months. 
    To get the honey to pour easier, simply heat it in a microwave-safe bowl for 20 to 30 seconds.
    My suggestion is to pull the butter out at room temperature for 1 hour and let it soften slightly so that it is easy to apply to food.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 33kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 291mgPotassium: 6mgSugar: 9gIron: 1mg
    Course: Side Dish
    Cuisine: American, French