Welcome to the blog hop featuring 10 of our favorite creative bloggers.
It’s that time again! My favorite day of the month – the 10th! I always look forward to seeing what my amazingly creative blogger friends have come up with.
This month’s theme is all things HONEYCOMB. There are so many fun projects to choose from- recipes, decor, Halloween related and more! We’d love for you to pin the collage below, check out my flavored honey butter post and then go see all the other fabulous projects created by some of our friends. Make sure to come back on the 10th each month.
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- Happy Fall Printable with Honey Popcorn from Thirty Handmade Days
- White Honeycomb Pumpkin from eighteen25
- Flavored Honey Butters from Your HomebasedMom
- Honeycomb Frame from Landee See
- DIY Honeycomb Dish Towel from Little Miss Momma
- Triple Honeycomb Crunch from Capturing Joy
- Honey Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub from Six Sisters
- Utah’s Top 10 Family Activities ~ The Beehive State! from Or So She Says
- Honeycomb Patterned Pumpkin from Lolly Jane
- Honey Nut Pie from Simply Kierste
I was first introduced to Honey Butter by my mother in law. She is from good Idaho pioneer stock and honey butter is a must!
I have shared her recipe for honey butter on the blog before. Honey butter is usually just that, a combination of honey and butter but my mother in law has a secret ingredient in her honey butter. That secret ingredient is vanilla. The addition of vanilla makes all the difference.
Her other secret is to beat it for 10 minutes – yes 10 minutes! It creates a light and fluffy honey butter that is divine. The butter will change textures a few times while beating but keep beating. It will end up light and fluffy.
My mother in law’s original recipe calls for 1 C butter to 1 1/2 C honey. I decided to do equal amounts this time because I didn’t want the sweetness of the honey to overpower the other flavors I was going to be adding in. But if you prefer a sweeter honey butter add in more honey!
For our Honeycomb themed challenge I decided to dress up my honey butter. Since it is peach season I decided to use some fresh peaches I had. I just peeled and diced them and mixed them in.
I left them fairly chunky but you could definitely mash them up more.
My next ingredient of choice was cinnamon. I first enjoyed cinnamon honey butter at Texas Roadhouse and have been a fan ever since. I just added in 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. So good. Especially delicious on waffles or pancakes.
I also had some fresh blueberries so that was my third flavor choice. You could really use any fresh fruit you have on hand. If you don’t have fresh fruit just mix in a couple of tablespoons of any fruit jam you may have.
Again, I smashed up the blueberries to my liking and just mixed them in.
I have to say that I think the blueberry honey butter was my favorite! I think next time I may add in a little cinnamon with the blueberries. Yum!!
I am sure you can see here that the possibilities and pretty much endless. What flavor of honey butter would you make?
For some other fun flavored butters be sure and check out these:
And my original Honey Butter recipe:
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- 1/2 C butter softened
- 1/2 C honey
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 C peaches chopped
- 1/2 C bluberries smashed
Beat together honey, butter and vanilla for 10 minutes until light and fluffy
Add in flavor of choice - cinnamon, peach or blueberry
Mix until well blended and refrigerate until ready to use.
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