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Miso Honey Butter Toast – Okonomi Kitchen

Miso Honey Butter Toast is a fusion of Japanese and Western flavours, combining the wealthy umami style of miso with the creaminess of butter and sweetness of honey. This recipe takes the basic breakfast staple to a brand new degree by infusing it with a savory twist, whereas every chunk affords an ideal stability of saltiness, sweetness, and nuttiness.

miso honey butter toast on a white plate

My buddy just lately got here again from London, and informed me this honey butter toast he had at Arôme Bakery was among the best factor he ate— it was a thick slice of shokupan lined in honey butter and caramelized till crispy crunchy. He confirmed me a photograph and I instantly wanted it.

Making an attempt it (with out the miso first), it flew me again to my childhood. I grew up consuming one thing comparable the place my mother would take a thick slice of shokupan (Japanese milk bread), slice the highest into cubes with out chopping right through after which spreading butter and drizzling a bit of honey throughout and in between the cubes. Then she’d toast it till crispy after which drizzle a bit extra honey on high. You pull the cubes to eat it and every chunk it crispy, buttery and candy. She would additionally do that with basic cinnamon sugar which was additionally a banger.

This model is sort of a large block of crunch, however you possibly can go each methods by way of the strategy. After all, I had so as to add a lil’ miso to the unfold for some added salty umaminess.

Bounce to:


  • milk bread / shokupan (recipe coming quickly!)
  • butter – I take advantage of becel plant primarily based butter
  • gentle brown sugar
  • honey
  • white candy miso paste


  1. Combine the butter, brown sugar, honey and miso.
  2. Unfold over bread, either side and edges.
  3. Bake on parchment paper, flipping half means till golden.


  • milk bread / shokupan – use your favorite comfortable bread! brioche can be a superb possibility
  • honey – to maintain it vegan, use vegan honey or maple syrup


The miso honey butter

  • Spicy – add chili pepper flakes whereas cooking to imbue warmth into the dish, or banana peppers
  • Deluxe – add guacamole, crispy onions or
  • Child pleasant – add crushed potato chips (ketchup chips!)

See this spicy model of this recipe on my web site! (placeholder for in-content hyperlink)

High tip

I do know it is exhausting however let it cool fully if you’d like that crispy exterior. The sugars will harden because it cools.


Can I make this forward of time?

This honey butter toast is greatest eaten contemporary. It looses it is crunch issue after about 4 hours. It nonetheless tastes scrumptious although!

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Miso Honey Butter Toast

miso honey butter toast on a white plate

Miso Honey Butter Toast is a fusion of Japanese and Western flavours, combining the comfortable and candy milk bread with the wealthy umami style of miso, the creaminess of butter and sweetness of honey. 

  • Writer: Lisa Kitahara
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook dinner Time: 20 minutes
  • Complete Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Class: Dessert
  • Methodology: Baking
  • Delicacies: Western-Japanese
  • Weight loss program: Vegetarian




  • 2 thick slices of milk bread (shokupan) or your favorite comfortable bread
  • ½ (57 g) stick of butter, softened
  • ¼ (55 g) cup gentle brown sugar
  • 1 heaping (28 g) tablespoon honey
  • 1 ½2 (27 – 36 g) tablespoon white candy miso paste


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F / 180 C. 
  2. In a bowl, combine the butter and lightweight brown sugar collectively. In one other bowl, whisk collectively the honey and miso paste. The honey helps loosen the miso, making it simpler to combine. Nevertheless, you possibly can simply combine every little thing in a bowl (for much less clear up, but it surely does take a bit extra work to evenly combine it collectively).
  3. Unfold a beneficiant quantity of the miso honey butter on all sides of the bread.
  4. Bake for 16-20 minutes, flipping half means via. It’s carried out when it’s toasty and caramelized.
  5. Take away from oven and place on a wire rack and permit it to chill for 5-10 minutes earlier than consuming.


  • The quantity of miso honey butter yields greater than you’ll need for two servings. Hold refrigerated for as much as a month.

Key phrases: miso, honey butter toast, milk bread

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