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Honey Cake Recipes

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A delicious, moist dessert can be made with honey. This page contains honey cake recipes.
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By 9 found this helpful
April 5, 2016

I came up with this cake when my husband had the flu and asked, "Why do all things honey lemon have to be medicine?" Let's just say that's been remedied. This cake is very moist and always hits the spot. I've gotten asked for the recipe by everyone who has tried it, even non-bakers. I used an amazing local honey from Washington state, but I have been successful making this using all kinds of honey (squeezy bear, too).

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Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 Tbsp butter or oil
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • Glaze
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tsp lemon juice and some lemon zest
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Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and grease a 9 x 9 inch baking pan. Combine egg, applesauce, honey, butter or oil, zest and lemon juice. Whisk thoroughly.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Whisk thoroughly.
  3. Fold dry ingredients into wet, eliminating all lumps.
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  5. Pour batter into pan.
  6. Bake in 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove and cool.
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  8. To make the glaze, combine the powdered sugar, lemon juice and zest. Mix with a clean whisk until it is smooth.
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  10. Pour over the cooled cake.
  11. In this example, I cut my 9 inch cake and half, put a bit of glaze on layer one, then most on the very top.
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By 11 found this helpful
May 17, 2011
Rich in flavor, sweet and delicious!

Ingredients:

  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:

Make cake using the 5 ingredients listed. Prepare as you would any cake mix. Pour 1/2 the mixture in a 9x13 pan.

Sprinkle with 1/2 half of the brown sugar and the cinnamon mixture.

Pour rest of cake mix and sprinkle with the rest of the cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Bake for about 60 minutes at 275 degrees F.

Make a mixture of confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla. Pour this mixture over hot cake.

Delicious when you eat it warm or cool. So yummy and sweet. Hope you enjoy!

Source: My granddaughter, Denise

By Dorothy from New Creek, WV

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By 0 found this helpful
July 29, 2008

This yummy and easy cake is addictive and tastes just like a honey bun! It's a great dessert, but also delicious for brunch when served with coffee, sliced fruit and sausage.

Ingredients:

Glaze:

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together cake mix, eggs, buttermilk, and oil. Pour half of batter into a greased 9x13 pan. Mix cinnamon and sugar together. Sprinkle half over batter, pour remaining batter over the top, and then sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon sugar mixture. Use a fork to swirl the batter over the entire cake, going to the bottom of the pan. Bake 30-40 minutes and drizzle glaze over hot cake.

Source: I received this wonderful recipe from my coworker, Tonya.

By Melody from El Dorado, AR

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By 0 found this helpful
October 9, 2008

Does anybody have a recipe for honey cake that is made in a loaf pan? I remember my mother adding coffee and I think whiskey to it and we girls got to do the walnuts (chop them and also put halves on the top). Thanks!

Yaffa Dreams from Dunnellon, FL

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October 10, 20080 found this helpful

This recipe is made with coffee and brandy but it is baked in a 9" square pan:

http://www.cdki … _Cake36957.shtml

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By guest (Guest Post)
October 10, 20080 found this helpful

This cake is made in loaf pans and has coffee and whiskey in it but they use almonds. Maybe you could use walnuts.

http://smittenk … oist-honey-cake/

I hope this helps you

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By guest (Guest Post)
October 11, 20080 found this helpful

Yaffa,

Try this one. It has Honey, Rum and Walnuts.

http://www.bigo … Cake-recipe.html

Daphna

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October 12, 20080 found this helpful

Thanks you guys! I am going to try all three. Yum Yum and then I will let you know!

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By 0 found this helpful
November 21, 2006

I am looking for an easy cookie or cake recipe using honey.

Thanks,
Judy W. from San Angelo Texas

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November 14, 20060 found this helpful

these links have some recipes for honey

http://www.fran … akandcoorec.html

http://www.alic … okies-recipe.htm

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November 15, 20060 found this helpful

Crunchy Yummy Treats

Ingredients:

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup honey

3/4 cup nonfat dry milk

1/2 cup Rice Krispies

1/2 cup raisins or chocolate chips

Directions:

Put all ingredients into a bowl. Mix well with a spoon. Roll into small balls. Place the balls on waxed paper. Chill for 1 hour and serve.

This recipe serves/makes 20

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November 24, 20060 found this helpful

HONEY COOKIES

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened

1/2 cup natural peanut butter

1/2 cup honey

1 egg

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 cup sifted whole wheat flour

1/2 cup dry milk powder

1/2 cup wheat bran

1 teaspoon baking soda

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

In a medium bowl, mix together the butter and peanut butter until smooth. Mix in the honey, egg and vanilla. Combine the whole wheat flour, dry milk powder, wheat bran and baking soda; stir into the peanut butter mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges begin to brown. Remove from baking sheet to cool on wire racks.

Also, the National Honey Board has a web site with recipes: www.honey.com

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By 0 found this helpful
January 14, 2010

I am looking for the Honey Bun cake recipe.

By Eileen from northern CA

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January 14, 20100 found this helpful

Here is one from right here at Thrifty Fun: http://www.thri … 3277228.tip.html

or this one seems to be popular on the web with 4 eggs instead of 3 and sour cream instead of buttermilk:

http://allrecip … ke-i/Detail.aspx

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January 16, 20100 found this helpful

http://www.thri … 3277228.tip.html

I tried this recipe last night, absolutely delicious!

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