Sauces and Flavored Butters

Vanilla Bean Honey Butter


10 minutes


1 cup




  • 2 sticks Unsalted Challenge butter, softened and cubed
  • 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise and seeds scraped
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste


  • 1
    Combine butter, vanilla bean seeds, honey, powdered sugar and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat on medium speed until smooth and fluffy, scraping down the bowl as needed.
  • 2
    If using as a spread, transfer to a bowl and use while soft. Otherwise, spoon onto parchment paper or plastic wrap and roll into a tight log. Refrigerate until firm.
  •  !
    Vanilla bean honey butter is a delicious spread for toast, waffles, pancakes, biscuits, scones, muffins and pound cake.