Honey Butter

Have you ever wanted some sweet creamy honey butter, and didn’t get it quite right?  This recipe is so simple and yet so delicious.  Make ahead, store in the fridge.


  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

In a small bowl of an electric mixer or a food processor fitted with a metal blade, process all ingredients until creamy.  Spoon into a small serving bowl.  Cover and refrigerate.  Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes before serving.  Makes about 3/4 cup.

Whole Wheat & Honey

Recipe: Whole Wheat & Honey Bread
Time: 2:45 p.m.
Weather: Nice
Temperature: outside 56.2°F, inside 77F
Humidity: outside 81%, inside 45%
Barometric Pressure: 26.21inHg
Baking Time: 25 minutes
Baking Temperature: 350°F
Customizations: none

Honey Wheat BreatIngredients:

1 C. milk
3 Tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. dry yeast
1 C. warm water
1/3 C. honey
1 Tbsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
1 C. wheat germ
4-5 C. bread flour
1 C. whole wheat flour


Scald milk, stir in butter until melted.  Cool to lukewarm (105°). In a large bowl dissolve yeast in warm water.  Add milk mixture, 2 cups of bread flour and the remaining ingredients.  Beat at medium speed for 1-2 minutes, scraping bowl often.  Stir in remaining flour, enough to make dough easy to handle. Knead about 10 minutes. Cover and let rise until double in size.

Shape into two 9×5 loaf pans.  Cover and let rise until double in size.  Bake at 350° for 25 minutes and remove from pans immediately.  Brush tops with butter.

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