Homemade Honey Butter Recipe

This Homemade Honey Butter recipe is so delicious on biscuits, pancakes, toast, and more. With a hint of tangy orange and sweet honey – this honey butter is filled with incredible flavor. Easy to make with just a few simple ingredients.  It is a perfect sweet butter spread for your next potluck or snack. 

homemade honey butter

Homemade Honey Butter

I love easy sauces and spreads. They add another delicious flavor level to any recipe. Try some of my other posts, like Homemade Berry Jam  and Sweet and Tangy Strawberry Sauce 


homemade honey butter

Creamy, tangy, and sweet, this butter spread is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or snack time.

Are you ready to make this delicious sweet spread? Let’s make sure that you have the ingredients you’ll need :


  • honey
  • softened unsalted butter
  • powdered sugar
  • orange extract

How do you make honey butter from scratch?

  • Use an electric mixer to whip the ingredients until smooth and creamy.
honey butter recipe


What is honey butter used for?

  • Spread creamy honey butter on anything that could use a little bit of sweetness, like rolls, toast, homemade bread, pancakes, sweet potatoes, biscuits, English Muffins, and more

How long does honey butter last?

  • Honey butter can sit out, covered at room temperature for one week and in the refrigerator for one month

Is it safe to leave the butter out on the counter at room temperature?

  • Yes. It is safe to leave butter at room temperature; however, if not used within several days and exposed to a hot temperature, the butter will lose flavor and not taste right
homemade honey butter


honey butter recipe

Homemade Honey Butter Recipe

A sweet butter spread that’s easy to make and perfect for breakfast, brunch, and snacks.
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 111cal
Author: Melissa
Cost: $5


  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup butter softened unsalted
  • ½ powdered sugar
  • ¾ tsp. orange extract


  • Using an electric mixer with a whisk attachment, mix the ingredients until smooth and creamy
  • Pour into serving dishes, and refrigerate until ready
  • When you are ready to serve, set it out to warm up and soften a bit


  • You can store covered at room temperature for up to 1 week
nutrition facts are only an estimate 


Calories: 111cal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 0.03g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com – Recipes, fun foods, crafts, party ideas, and fun things to do with your whole family

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