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Honey Cake

This is a huge recipe. Lots of ingredients and makes enough for 3 loaf tins of 2 round cakes or bundt cakes etc. Make the whole recipe and freeze the other cakes if you can resist eating them all!














The Ingredients:


  • 3 ½ flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 4 teaspoons ground sinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  •  ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 cup honey

  • 1 ½ cup brown sugar

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup warm coffee or strong tea

  • ½ cup fresh orange juice

  • ¼ cup rye or whiskey

  • ½ cups slivered or sliced almonds



How To Make:


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. Generously grease pans with non-stick cooking spray and parchment paper

  3. In a large bowl whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and allspice. Make a well in the centre and add oil, honey, white sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, coffee or tea, orange juice and rye or whiskey…measure the oil before the honey as it will be easier to get the honey out

  4. Using an electric mixer mix on low until all is combined making sure to get to the bottom of the bowl.

  5. Spoon batter into prepared tins. Sprinkle the top of the cakes evenly with almonds. Bake on 2 baking sheets to help the cakes bake evenly. Big cakes will take approx. 60-75 minutes, loaves 45-55 minutes and sheet style cakes 40 to 45 minutes to bake.

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