#manuka honey

Little Honey Cakes

Little Honey Cakes

This recipe was inspired by prettysimplesweet.com



3/4 cup Mānuka honey
1/3 cup water
50g butter
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups plain flour
1 1/2 tsp mixed spice
Pinch salt
1 scant tsp baking soda

Extra: 1/3 cup runny honey, to drizzle



    Preheat oven to 170°c. Spray 9 x 150ml-capacity cake or muffin tins with oil.
    Combine honey, water, butter and sugar in a saucepan.
    Heat gently just until butter melts and sugar dissolves.
    Remove from heat
    And set aside to cool to room temperature.
    Sift dry ingredients into a bowl and make a well in the centre.
    Add Honey mixture to the well and stir to combine into a smooth batter.
    Spoon into prepared tins.
    Bake for 20 minutes or until cakes spring.
    Back when pressed with a finger.
    Cool in tins for 5 minutes to firm
    Before removing.

    Serve drizzled with extra honey.