Cinnamon Honey Butter (Texas Roadhouse CopyCat)

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This Cinnamon Honey Butter Recipe is made with 5 ingredients in less than 5 minutes, and it’s even better than Texas Roadhouse butter! It tastes delicious on rolls, pancakes, waffles, muffins, banana bread, toast, etc.

Overhead view of a small bowl of cinnamon honey butter


Once you make this cinnamon honey butter you will want to slather it on everything.

It’s incredibly easy to make with 5 ingredients in 5 minutes, it tastes even better than the Texas Roadhouse butter, and you can make it in the comfort of your own home.

This honey butter makes any meal special. Slather some on fresh baked cornbread (and eat it with this chili). Take your breakfast to the next level by spreading it on top. Pancakes, waffles, French toast, banana bread. The possibilities are truly endless. 

 My kids adore this Texas Roadhouse butter and ask for cornbread just so they can eat it. They take a bite, strategically placing their mouths so that they consume all of the honey butter in one shot. Then they exclaim “I need more butter mom, it’s all gone!” Can’t argue with that right?

Front view of a knife taking a scoop of cinnamon honey butter from a small dish

Cinnamon Honey Butter: Ingredients & Substitutions

The only thing to note about the ingredients is that the butter needs to be softened to room temperature.

overhead view of the labeled ingredients in this cinnamon honey butter recipe
  • Salted Butter. Unsalted butter works well, so does vegan butter.
  • Powdered Sugar. you can substitute homemade refined-sugar free powdered sugar click here for the recipe: paleo powdered sugar recipe.
  • Honey. Maple syrup can be used in place of honey for another delicious option. I love both of them equally. Obviously maple syrup will impart a slight maple taste, which compliments fall foods (like this apple cinnamon baked oatmeal or these pumpkin muffins).
  • Vanilla Extract. the seeds of one vanilla bean or vanilla bean paste are both good substitutes.
cinnamon honey butter on a slice of banana bread drizzled with honey

How to Make Cinnamon Honey Butter

This honey butter recipe is very simple. As always, we’ll walk through the process step-by-step to ensure your success. You can also watch the video for additional help.

Begin by putting all the ingredients in the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or use a large bowl and a hand mixer.

overhead view of the ingredients in this cinnamon honey butter recipe measured out in a glass mixing bowl

Then, beat the honey butter on high speed until it is smooth. You may need to pause, scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl, then resume beating.

overhead view of cinnamon honey butter being beaten with a hand mixer in a glass mixing bowl.

Serve

Transfer the cinnamon honey butter to a cute dish and serve it at room temperature. Here are some of my favorite foods that I love to slather this Texas Roadhouse butter on.

front view of a hand using a knife to scoop some Cinnamon Honey Butter out of a small dish

How to Store Honey Butter

Store honey butter in an airtight container at room temperature for 1-3 days. Or in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

Freeze

This honey butter can be stored in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 4 months. Thaw gradually (not in the microwave) by setting it out in the refrigerator overnight or at room temperature.

front view of honey being drizzled on Cinnamon Honey Butter on a piece of banana bread on a plate.

Honey Butter FAQs

Do you have to refrigerate honey butter? 

If you think it will take you longer than 3 days to eat this cinnamon butter, then yes you should store it in the refrigerator for up to 1 month. 

If you store it in the refrigerator be sure to remove it and let it come to room temperature before serving. Do not heat it in the microwave! It will become a soupy mess and the ingredients will separate.

How long will cinnamon honey butter last? 

This honey butter will last in the refrigerator for up to 1 month. As long as your butter doesn’t expire and you keep it cool.

What is Cinnamon Honey Butter made of?

This recipe is made with butter, honey, cinnamon, sea salt and powdered sugar.

What do you eat honey butter with? 

Here are some suggestions:
Banana Bread.
Cornbread was made to be eaten with this stuff.
PancakesTry any of these pancake recipes: Greek Yogurt Pancakes, Whole Wheat Pancakes, buttermilk pancakes, pumpkin pancakes, etc.
Waffles. Best Ever Waffles (we make these at least twice a month).
Slather it on the best Dinner Rolls
This Pretzel Bread is amazing, add some cinnamon honey butter and take it up another notch.
MuffinsI have so many muffin recipes on my site and this honey butter tastes great on them all!
This French Toast tastes amazing with a slather of honey butter.

overhead view Cinnamon Honey Butter on a slice of banana bread on a plate drizzled with honey

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Cinnamon Honey Butter Recipe (Texas Roadhouse Copycat)

Laura
This Cinnamon Honey Butter Recipe is made with 5 ingredients in less than 5 minutes, and it’s even better than Texas Roadhouse butter! It tastes delicious on rolls, pancakes, waffles, muffins, banana bread, toast, etc.! 
5 from 130 votes
Course Breakfast, condiment, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings 0.5 TBS/serving)
Calories 63.7
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes

Ingredients 
 

Instructions 

  • Add all the ingredients to the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with paddle attachment. Beat until well combined and fluffy. (alternately, place them in a large bowl and beat with a hand mixer). 
  • Serve at room temperature on your favorite bread or breakfast food (pancakes, waffles, etc.)!
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one month, or at room temperature for up to 1 week. 

Video

Notes

Ingredient Substitutions
  • Salted Butter. unsalted butter and vegan butter (like Earth’s Balance) are both good substitutes. 
  • Powdered Sugar. Make your own refined-sugar free powdered sugar to use in this recipe, I recommend checking out my paleo powdered sugar recipe.
  • Honey. Maple syrup can be used in place of honey (especially good on fall treats).
  • Vanilla Extract. Vanilla beans or vanilla bean paste can be used in place of extract.
  • Sea Salt. Please note that I use sea salt in all my baking, if you’re using table salt you will need to use less.
How to Store Honey Butter
Store honey butter in an airtight container at room temperature for 1-3 days. Or in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
Freeze
This honey butter can be stored in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 4 months. Thaw gradually (not in the microwave) by setting it out in the refrigerator overnight or at room temperature.
Serve
Serve at room temperature, but do not microwave (or the ingredients will separate).
Paleo Honey Butter: 
To make this recipe paleo use grass-fed butter and make your own paleo powdered sugar.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5Tablespoon | Calories: 63.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.3g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 5.8g | Saturated Fat: 3.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.5g | Cholesterol: 15.5mg | Sodium: 57.6mg | Potassium: 3.7mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 3.1g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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  1. I’m planning to make a double batch of this today as we are having baked sweet potatoes as part of dinner. However, you say it can be made vegan by using vegan butter, but that’s not accurate, honey is an animal product so perhaps a swap of agave nectar will do the job?

    1. True, but some people who eat vegan are OK with eating honey. You can swap maple syrup or agave absolutely.

  2. 5 stars
    Absolutely delicious!
    I goofed and melted butter, I put it in freezer for 10 minutes and then mixed it. Still with a goof up it was amazing 🥰

    1. 5 stars
      I’ve tried multiple Cinnamon Honey Butter Recipes and I will say this is definitely the best one! At least in my opinion.

  3. lovely recipe but I am not sure how to combat how the honey makes it feel a bit too waxy? would maple be work better?
    Additionally, I am curious if these are your photos since I have seen them being used elsewhere for the purposes of selling a product.

      1. 5 stars
        This is the best copycat recipe for Texas Roadhouse better! The only thing I did different was add an extra tablespoon of honey.

  4. 5 stars
    Heaven. Sent. 🤤🤤🤤🤤 I love this so much. I spread it over a cinnamon raisin bagel after I first made it two days ago…now there’s half a bagel left 😬 my cinnamon shaker did spaz a little and added a splash extra, but not so much that it’s overwhelming. Thank you SO much!

  5. 5 stars
    Had everything to make this except powdered sugar, then learned how to make powdered sugar in 2 minutes lol. Than you for this easy recipe, I am smothering this butter on every type of bread. Carbs and cinnamon butter. There goes my waists line!

  6. 5 stars
    I tweeted this recipe abs it was delicious! Since I flyby this recipe, I don’t have to visit Texas Road House as often! I love this honey butter!

    1. Sorry for the misspelled weird in first review, pretext is something serious! I tried this recipe and it is delicious! Since I found this recipe, I don’t have to visit Texas Roadhouse as often.

  7. 5 stars
    This was so close to the restaurant’s! It is amazing! I can’t wait to serve this tomorrow at my Thanksgiving gathering. I’m serving it with Hawaiian rolls but I know it would be delicious with any bread. I had my son and husband taste test it as well and they loved it as well. My son just asked me if I can make it for every dinner from now on. Great recipe! Thanks!

  8. 5 stars
    This was wonderful! I don’t normally like this kind of thing because it’s too sweet, but I put in only half of the sugar and it was perfect. I’ll be making this again