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Honey butter spread

Contributed by: Carmelin SherwoodAdded: Nov 14, 2007 at 10:31 PM


This is a very delicious spread that I use for making cinnamon toast. It came about as an alternative to using sugar. It could be altered by adding other spices to it instead or along with the honey. It is also great spread on rice cakes or crackers. Enjoy!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Other
  • 4 sticks of unsalted organic butter (clarified/ghee)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup pure clove honey
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp sea salt (if desired)
  • large bowl of ice
How to make it:
  1. First step is to clarify the butter (ghee). Cook the butter in a medium saucepan on a low-med. heat until milk solids are cooked down. There will be small brown bits at the bottom when it is done.
  2. Let ghee cool down 15-30 minutes.
  3. Add olive oil and honey to the ghee.
  4. Place the saucepan in the large bowl of ice.
  5. Stir the mixture as it starts to solidify in order to get the ingredients to mix together.
  6. Continue to stir until well set.
  7. Put into container and refrigerate.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Nov 15, 2007 at 09:23 AM By: Rodney