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 131 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 am going to use this for my FACS classroom! Is the video available on youtube? I want to share the video with students.

  2. 5 stars
    I whipped it extra and added some unflavored gelatin and heavy cream to turn this into a frosting for my daughters 2nd birthday smash cake. She LOVED it just like she loves TRH butter. Thank you!!!!!

  3. 5 stars
    Great recipe!! Thank you so much for sharing!!! My husband loves this honey butter, and has been requesting that it become a staple in our home. I just have to ration how much he gets because he could eat this by the heapings! I did add a bit more honey than the recipe calls for because he said it tasted more like cinnamon butter, which isn’t a bad thing, but he does enjoy the taste of honey.

  4. I added a pinch of clove and a pinch of cayenne and a tiny bit of almond extract I’d suggest trying these augmentation it make it so much better

  5. 5 stars
    Made this for Easter dinner to go on my sweet potatoes! The best cinnamon butter I ever had ! Thank you ! Also if you’re trying to watch your cholesterol can you substitute margarine for the butter in this recipe? Thanks

    1. I’m so glad you love it Karen. I actually do not recommend margarine – although I’m sure it would work I’m just not sure it would taste great.