Meyer Lemon Honey Butter and Coquette Bread

Since our friends and a zillion kids are coming to dinner tonight, and I have extra Harry & David’s Meyer Lemon Marmalade in the fridge, I plan on mixing 3 easy ingredients together to make a sweet, delicious butter for the bread we’ll be serving.

If you have good bread to serve this recipe with, you’re golden.

If you don’t have good bread, save it for when you do. :)

(Gettin’ Figgy bread served at this dinner party. Photo by Foodie Crush.)

There’s something about mixing good bread with a unique bread topping or dipping sauce or oils that, in my mind, can be a meal by itself! :)

Speaking of, if you live here in southern Oregon, I recently discovered the best bread around at Harry & David Country Village. It’s made local at a bakery in Central Point, outside of Jacksonville where I grew up, called Coquette Bakery. They make it in a commercial baking kitchen inside an old converted dairy barn. How cool is that? You can read all about this wonderful place, which I hope to visit soon! :)

Here’s how Coquette describes their products:

We’ve been called coquettish. We can’t help it. Our local, handcrafted, artisan breads and baked yummies just love to flirt with your taste buds. Upon sinking your teeth into one of our crusts or crumbs, you’ll want to close your eyes and savor the symphony of flavors that burst from our breads into your mouth. You might find that this brief love affair makes your world a little brighter.

We tried the bread and we’re sold. The very best? Gettin’ Figgy and the Gypsy Rose Marie were our favorites.

So here’s my butter recipe today that will wow your guests! It’s so easy, you just whip it, refrigerate, and serve!

You can use any flavor of marmalade, but Harry & David’s unique marmalade flavors will really work for you! (By the way, these marmalades are sold in glass jars which you can repurpose into a drinking glass. Buy 8 marmalades? You’ll have 8 new beautiful glasses! Very cool.)

Meyer Lemon Honey Butter + Coquette Bakery Bread = Heaven!

Do you serve specialty butters with bread? What’s your favorite recipe?

I was not paid to write this post by either Coquette or Harry & David; all opinions are my own!

   

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15 Responses to “Meyer Lemon Honey Butter and Coquette Bread”

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    Maria — August 26, 2012 @ 2:19 pm

    That bread has been on my brain ever since I tasted it. I LOVED it! And your meyer lemon butter was the perfect spread to go with! Miss you!

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    Kim — August 27, 2012 @ 4:19 am

    The bread and the butter both sound delicious!

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    Aggie — August 27, 2012 @ 7:54 am

    oh my heaven…this sounds amazing!! I love meyer lemon everything, I have to get my hands on a jar of that. This would be so awesome to serve around the holidays too, such a nice touch.

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    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — August 27, 2012 @ 10:29 am

    This is my idea of heaven!

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    bridget {bake at 350} — August 27, 2012 @ 2:26 pm

    This was SO yummy! I can’t wait to make it!

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    Cassie — August 27, 2012 @ 5:27 pm

    Meyer lemons are simply the best, I have to remember to add them to butter. I love compound butters!

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    Jessica — August 27, 2012 @ 5:35 pm

    BEST BUTTER EVER!

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    Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles — August 27, 2012 @ 5:50 pm

    This lemon honey butter sounds heavenly. I really like cinnamon honey butter, especially with warm popovers. :)

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    Tara @ Unsophisticook — August 27, 2012 @ 6:33 pm

    Oh, this is my very favorite kind of recipe — simple and involving bread, yum! And BTW, we totally had our date night this past Saturday. It was heavenly. :) Thanks for the inspiration!

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    Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen — August 27, 2012 @ 7:57 pm

    Love, love, love this! Meyer lemon anything is my favorite! Now I need to get some of that marmalade.

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    JulieD — August 28, 2012 @ 5:35 am

    I love meyer lemons!!! This looks amazing and I’m going to have to grab a jar of that marmalade soon!!!

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    marly — August 30, 2012 @ 6:17 am

    That looks so good…I might have to make me a vegan version of that!! Thanks for another great recipe!

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    Susan H — September 2, 2012 @ 9:27 pm

    Speaking of Harry & David.. I worked the Taste of Harry & David this weekend & tasted your delicious bite you created with goat cheese, peach… blackberry on top.. and I don’t know what else.. I LOVED IT.. and I usually don’t like goat cheese!

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