Are you on Pinterest yet? I am. I’m completely addicted. I pin everything I see.
I’m also guilty of the thing that most Pinterest-ers are: I’m sort of never really going to make anything I see on Pinterest. It’s unlikely that suddenly I’m going to hand-knit all of my washrags, or just quickly whip up a living wall one evening for my living room. I’m also probably not going to make gift tags out of maps, hand-stamp brown paper for Christmas wrapping, or make one of the 101 homemade gifts that are possible for me. (Sorry, guys. You’ll have to make do with homemade jam and beer.)
I probably never would have made this butter if a friend hadn’t asked me to bring it to a party she was throwing. She had a fancy birthday party at home. It was awesome– everyone got dressed up, we all drank and ate delicious food– and one of the things that was so great is that it was a planned potluck. She asked everyone to bring something from a specific category– a dip, a dessert, a finger-food, a bottle of booze, etc. So I asked her what she wanted me to bring, and directed her to a board I have set up just for this type of occasion. The great Texas Roadhouse Cinnamon-Honey Butter experiment was born.
I cut the recipe in half, thinking that half a pound of butter was maybe a little much for a small gathering of adults, but feel free to double it back up to its intended amounts. I got a little over a cup of honey butter out of my recipe, and served it in 4-ounce mason jars with some no-knead bread.
Adapted from Fly Through Our Window
Makes about 1 cup
You will need:
1 stick of butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup honey
1 tsp. cinnamon
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix with a hand mixer until well-mixed. Pour into jars for serving. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve.