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Heating Makes Honey Smoother

Why does honey get smoother when I heat it up?

By Cindy from Delano, MN

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April 20, 20100 found this helpful

It dissolves the crystals. If you do an internet search for "crystallized honey," you should be able to find information about it.

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April 20, 20100 found this helpful

The sugar crystals in the honey melt, like with any sugar syrup (including maple syrup).

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April 22, 20100 found this helpful

The only honey that WON'T get crystals in it, is the honey that has been processed to death.

Don't use the microwave to heat honey, it will melt any plastic container before the honey melts.

Put the container in a small saucepan with water and let it simmer slowly. Make sure it has water as high as the honey level, if possible. It takes a long time, so watch the water level.

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April 22, 20100 found this helpful

Yes, it is smoother because it melts the crystals.

I must mention that 'raw honey does indeed crystallize' (the darker the raw honey the faster it does it) and both light and dark does so much more quickly than processed (heated) honey and especially if stored in the refrigerator.

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All 'raw' means is that it hasn't been heated. Packers heat honey to retard the granulation and remove yeast and bacteria spores.

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