A cinnamon honey butter so good it can only be compared to Texas Roadhouse cinnamon honey butter. It’s a delicious addition to rolls, cornbread, pancakes, waffles, banana bread and so much more.
Do you love the cinnamon honey butter at Texas Roadhouse? If so you are going to love this cinnamon honey compound butter. It’s sweet, salty with the spiciness of cinnamon. Now all we need is the warm rolls.
I didn’t even realize I was making a Texas Roadhouse copycat recipe until the flavors hit my mouth and I was transported to one of their wooden booths. So whether you are looking for the Texas Roadhouse butter recipe or just a sweet butter to add to your brunch menu you’ve come to the right place.
This recipe easy recipe is only three ingredients softened unsalted butter, cinnamon and honey. Now some recipes include confectioner’s sugar or powdered sugar but this one does not. Want to bump up the sweetness? Add more honey.
Cinnamon honey butter is great on homemade rolls, corn bread, banana bread, pancakes, waffles and even as a delicious topping on a baked sweet potato.
What is compound butter?
Compound butter is seasoned or flavored butter. It’s usually unsalted butter creamed together with other ingredients such as herbs, spices or fruits. From sweet compound butters to enjoy with baked goods or savory compound butter for meats and vegetables. The key to compound butter is simple ingredients.
Cinnamon Honey Butter Ingredients
- Softened Unsalted Butter (room temperature)
- Ground Cinnamon
Why use unsalted butter?
With a compound butter or flavored butter you want to be able to control the amount of salt. Since we are making a cinnamon honey recipe which is on the sweet side unsalted butter is a better choice without the added salt. All butter is delicious butter but unsalted is preferred.
How to make homemade cinnamon honey butter
Add softened butter to a small bowl. Mix until smooth. Add in cinnamon and honey. Mix until combined. You can also use a hand mixer or stand mixer and whip on high speed for a creamy butter or fluffy honey butter.
Once combined lay out a piece of plastic wrap on a cutting board. Shape your butter into a log or tube like shape in the center of the plastic wrap. Wrap the plastic wrap tightly around it and twist the ends like a tootsie roll. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight until it firms up.
Slice butter and serve with baked goods. Cinnamon honey compound butter is great on cornbread, pancakes, biscuits, waffles, french toast, fresh bread, breakfast bread, english muffins and so much more.
- 1/2 Cup of Unsalted Butter (1 stick)
- 2 Tablespoons of Honey
- 1 Teaspoon of Cinnamon.
- Add softened butter to a small bowl. Mix until smooth.
- Add in cinnamon and honey and mix. You can also use a hand mixer or stand mixer and whip on high speed for a whipped butter.
- Once combined lay out a piece of plastic wrap on a cutting board. Shape your butter into a log shape in the center of the plastic wrap. Wrap the plastic wrap tightly around it and twist the ends like a tootsie roll.
- Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight until it firms up.
How to store cinnamon honey butter
You can store homemade strawberry butter for up to 7 days. Store in an airtight container
Can your freeze compound butter?
Yes you can freeze compound butter. Butter freezes surprisingly well. It will keep up to 2 months in an airtight container. Tightly wrap the butter in plastic wrap and then store it in a freezer bag.