Whipped Orange Honey Butter

Whipped orange honey butter is a creamy whipped butter brightened with orange zest and sweetened with a touch of honey perfect for slathering on your favorite homemade bread or dinner roll.
 
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It all started with leftover mashed potatoes and a winter slump.  Every time my mom would have leftover mashed potatoes, she would make potato bread.  Since growing up, I have carried on the same tradition.

This past week I was left with just about the perfect 1 cup of leftover spuds required for potato bread.  As my apartment was filled with the comforting scent of baking bread, I wanted something bright to go with it.  The zest from the orange packs a clean punch of flavor and the honey sweetens and mellows the bitterness from the zest.  And of course, whipped butter always feels fancy.  Even though I only used 1 stick of butter, the final result was almost a 1/2 pint of whipped butter!

 

Whipped Orange Honey Butter

Creamy, whipped butter brightened with orange zest and sweetened with a touch of honey.
Keyword butter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Heather

Ingredients

  • 1 stick salted butter softened
  • 1 small orange zest only
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  • If using a stand mixer, fit with whisk attachment.
  • Beat butter until light and fluffy.  Add in honey and orange zest.  Beat to combine.  
  • Slather on favorite bread and enjoy!

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