With just a few simple ingredients, Gingerbread Butter will make your waffles, pancakes and bagels taste truly seasonal and gourmet on Christmas morning!
There’s something quite magical about Christmas morning. The pure delight on the kids’ faces, the presents under the tree and the true joy of spending precious time with family, all make this holiday season so delightful.
So why not make Christmas morning extra special? Make a spiced butter, make Gingerbread Butter!
A compound butter recipe is so easy to make and I guarantee that you’ll be delighting those taste buds.
Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves combine with molasses and butter to make this flavorful compound butter a perfect recipe for the holidays!
Bursting with warm holiday spices, I guarantee our Gingerbread Butter recipe will quickly become a holiday tradition.
With just a few ingredients you can transform plain butter into a classic holiday flavor that will make your waffles, pancakes, bagels and toast taste gourmet!
Make a double batch of this tasty spiced butter and add it to your holiday dessert table too.
Everyone loves the flavor of those little gingerbread boys and girls and pound cake and sugar cookies will also become truly seasonal with a smear of Gingerbread Butter!
I make commissions for purchases made through links in this post.
And don’t forget the sugar gingerbread man topper!
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Make it Pumpkin Spice Butter and substitute pumpkin pie spice for the spices in this recipe
- Make a flavored cream cheese
- Spread on hot biscuits, toasted English muffins, waffles or pancakes!
How to serve Gingerbread Butter
Our Gingerbread Butter tastes delicious on:
- English muffins
- Rustic bread
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
May I recommend some Christmas morning brunch recipes? Brunch on Christmas morning is one of my favorites times. The kids are playing with their new gifts and we are relaxing with some good food and drinks. A very well deserved relaxation for Santa and his helpers!
Best Ever Crumb Cake is piled high with buttery crumbs and make with simple basic ingredients from your fridge and pantry. Trust me when I tell you that this is the Best Ever Crumb Cake you’ll ever taste! Every bite of our moist crumb cake recipe is heavenly when a rich vanilla-scented cake is topped with buttery cinnamon crumbs kissed with powdered sugar!
Italian Hot Chocolate is an easy recipe for the hot chocolate served in Italy, a rich chocolate that is thick, creamy and silky smooth. You’ll need a spoon to “drink” this hot chocolate and it’s so decadent you can even call it a dessert!
Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding is a perfect addition to your holiday brunch menu! Every bite has the flavors of a cinnamon bun! Start with a brown sugar cinnamon butter layer topped with challah bread soaked in vanilla custard and finish it off with even more brown sugar mixture on top. Oh, and don’t forget the sweetened cream cheese that’s stuffed in the middle!
Here’s a quick and easy homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer for your coffee or beverage of choice that’s sure to warm you right up! Take a deep breath and savor the comforting aroma of pumpkin spice when you add a splash of Pumpkin Spice Creamer!
Glazed Pumpkin Spice Muffins combine pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice for moist muffins bursting with warm seasonal spices topped with a sweet sugar glaze. An easy recipe made with just a few basic ingredients make this Pumpkin Spice Muffins recipe your new go-to favorite recipe.
Pumpkin Spice Pancakes, is an easy homemade pancake recipe seasoned with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice. Delicious for breakfast and brunch or even as for “breakfast for dinner”, Pumpkin Spice Pancakes are lightened with seltzer!
Whatever you make for your holiday brunch, be sure to add Gingerbread Butter, topped with a gingerbread icing decorations of course, to your menu! Wishing you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a holiday season filled with delicious memories that you will treasure. And now it’s time to start making some delicious holiday memories with Gingerbread Butter!
With just a few simple ingredients, Gingerbread Butter will make your waffles, pancakes and bagels taste truly seasonal and gourmet on Christmas morning! Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves combine with molasses and butter to make this flavorful compound butter a perfect recipe for the holidays!
Combine all ingredients, stirring until blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Makes 1/2 cup.
First Published: December 24 2017… Last Updated: December 2, 2020