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I am sadly reaching the end of my blackberry harvest but had just enough to make this easy blackberry honey butter. The hot temperatures and minimal rainfall have pretty much ended the berry production on my plants.
I am happy to have harvested several good-sized bowls full to put on cereal or just eat by the handful. There were just a few handfuls left of the last batch and I was looking for something creative to do with them. I decided to put together a whipped honey butter and incorporate the blackberries into it.
Making Your Own Honey Butter
Honey butter is a huge treat when I go to restaurants…I slather it on rolls and would lick the bowl clean if I thought I could get away with it in public! Make sure your butter is very soft before you start this process or you won’t get a light, whipped, and airy texture to your honey butter.
Use this on bagels, biscuits, waffles, or whatever other bread you have lying around. I brought home a bunch of croissants and between the four of us, we managed to put away quite a feast! I made this honey butter recipe using two sticks of butter. If you want you could easily cut the recipe in half. The amount of honey is also flexible….adjust to your own desired sweetness!
Whipped Blackberry Honey Butter
Homemade honey butter is a delicious topping for just about every type of bread. With a handful of fresh blackberries, this whipped butter is lightly sweet and a naturally beautiful purple color. Serve it to guests in small white ramekins for a classy look. Love Blackberries? You might also like these sugar cookie bars with blackberry frosting!
- 2 sticks softened butter
- 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
- 4 to 6 TBSP honey (more or less, depending on desired sweetness)
- Place blackberries in a bowl and lightly mash with fork. You want them smooshed but not liquidy
- Into a large bowl place the butter, honey and smashed blackberries.
- Beat on high with an electric or stand mixer for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Place into container and use immediately or store in refrigerator for later use.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 133Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 61mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 17gProtein: 0g
Nutrition information not always accurate
Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire and has worked in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging and freelance writing to share this knowledge with others. Learn more about her HERE.