18 Delicious Ways To Cook With Honey

18 Delicious Ways To Cook With Honey

Aug 26, 2014
Christina Cherrier

Tasting like a sweet drop of sunshine, honey not only is a delicious and healthier alternative to sugar, but it also allows to cook vibrant recipes that deliver amazing dishes, both savory and sweet. If you’re ready to sweeten your table, check these 18 amazing dishes, desserts and snacks made from honey and simple, fresh ingredients!

chicken recipes with honey

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes

6 chicken thighs
3 sweet potatoes
1-inch knob (3cm) of fresh ginger
1/4 cup (90g) honey
2 tablespoons of brown sugar
2 cloves garlic
1 lemon
1 small green chili pepper (optional)
Salt + pepper

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cooking with honey

Mini Almond Honey Cakes

2 eggs
1 1/4 cups (120g) of self-raising flour
1/3 cup (100g) honey
1/2 cup (100g) salted butter
Slivered almonds

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healthy recipes using honey

Apricot Pizza Dessert

1 ball of pizza dough
5 tablespoons of ground almonds
2lbs (1 kg) of apricots
2 large tablespoons of liquid honey
1 ounce (30g) blanched unsalted pistachios

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drink recipes with honey

Fresh Peach Lemonade

3 peaches
Juice of 2 lemons
Liquid honey or agave syrup (according to your taste)
1 1/4 to 1 3/4 cups (30-40cl) of sparkling water

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sea scallops with honey glaze

Seared Scallops with Honey Vinaigrette

20 scallops
1 tbsp ras-el-hanout (I count a little more for a stronger scent)
2/3 ounce (20 g) of honey
Juice of 1/2 lime
3 tbsp olive oil
2 orange zest
1 sprig of lemon thyme
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honey lemon sorbet recipe

Honey Lemon Sorbet

35 cl of lime juice
200 g caster sugar
100 g of liquid honey
About 60 cl of mineral water
2 egg whites
100 g icing sugar

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dessert recipes honey

Honey Pecan Tart

1/2 lb (250 g) flour
7 ounces (200 g) butter
1 egg
1/3 cup (50 g) of sugar
7 fl oz (300g) of honey
1/3 cup (80 g) butter
1 3/4 cups (150 g) blanched almonds
1 1/2 cups (150 g) of macadamia nuts
1 1/2 cups (150 g) pecans
3/7 cup (15 cl) of milk
1 csp cinnamon

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best recipes with honey

Honey Curry Scallops

1/2 lb (200g) sea scallops or bay scallops
1/4 lb (115g) button mushrooms
1 cup (20cl) heavy cream
1 knob of butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon curry powder and chives
Salt and freshly ground pepper

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honey pancakes recipe

Yogurt & Honey Raspberry Pancakes

1 1/2 cups (150g) all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (65ml) whole milk
1/2 cup (65ml) low-fat buttermilk
2 large eggs
3 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup light-brown sugar

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recipes using honey

Honey and Apricot Tart

1/2 pound (250g) pure-butter puff pastry (homemade puff pastry recipe here)
6-8 ripe —but firm— apricots
4 tablespoons honey (I recommend you try with lavender honey)
5 tablespoons almond meal (ground almonds)
Brown sugar and slivered almonds for the topping

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honey Detox Drink recipe

Hot Lemon Ginger and Honey Detox Drink

1 lemon (or citrus fruit of your choice: yuzu, bergamot)
1 inch (3 cm) fresh ginger root
2 cups (50 cl) of water
4 tablespoons of honey.

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honey jam recipe

Honey Kiwi Jam

3 kiwis
1/3 cup (50g) strawberries
1/3 cup (50g) raspberry
1 dash of lemon juice
3 1/2 tbsp (75 g) lavender honey
1/2 cup (75g) sugar (special jelly)
1 tbsp ginger

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easy recipes with honey

Champagne Chicken with Dried Fruit

1 large chicken cut into pieces or 6 chicken thighs
1 cup (20cl) champagne (you can substitute white wine )
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup (10cl) orange juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon oil
12 dried figs
18 dates
1 tablespoon sesame seeds

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honey cookies recipe

Spice Cookies

1 1/4 cup (120g) of flour
1 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp honey
2 ounces (60g) salted butter
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tbsp mixed 4 spices (ground ginger, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon)
1 tbsp sodium bicarbonate

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chocolate honey ganache recipe

Honey Chocolate Fudge

3 1/3 fl oz (50g) cream, 35% fat
5 1/3 ounces (150g) of honey
4 1/2 ounces (125g) butter
7 ounces (200g) dark chocolate
7 ounces (200g) milk chocolate, for the coating
10 ounces (300g) Praline
Feuilletine (looks like wafer crunch. You can find it online, in grocery stores at the baking segment. You can substitute Rice Krispies, but it taste a bit different)

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granola recipes with honey

Honey & Coconut Granola Bars

1 3/4 oz (50g) rolled oats
1 3/4 oz (50g) grated coconut
1 3/4 oz (50g) sunflower seeds
1 3/4 oz (50g) pumpkin seeds
1 oz (30g) chopped walnuts (or pistachios, hazelnuts …)
1 oz (30g) dried cranberries
2/3 oz (20g) raisins
2 oz (65g) unsalted butter
2 oz (55g) good quality honey
1 1/3 oz (40g) of sugar

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recipes for cooking with honey

Lamb Skewers with Mustard and Honey

1.1 pound (500g) boneless lamb leg or lamb shoulder, cut in 1-inch cubes
Whole grain mustard
2 tablespoons honey
Olive oil
Salt and pepper

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homemade granola recipe

Homemade Crunchy Muesli

2/3 lb (300g) mixed flakes (oats, spelt, wheat and rye)
4 tablespoons liquid honey (if your honey is a bit solid, you’ll have to heat it a few minutes to soften)
1 tbsp vegetable oil
15 chopped walnuts
2 tbsp sesame seeds
2 tbsp sunflower seeds

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