Melt the honey and butter together in a saucepan and stir till amalgamated. Place the turkey in a baking tray and pour the honey/butter mixture all over it. Allow to stand for an hour or so and from time to time spoon over it the honey which has run down into the tray.
Roast at 400° F., gas mark 6, for the first 30 minutes. At the end of this time the honey should have made an almost bl