Easy and Classic Honey Cake Recipe - BZZWAX

Easy and Classic Honey Cake Recipe

Honey cake is a classic dessert that brings together the rich flavours of honey, warm spices, and a moist texture. This homemade honey cake recipe is perfect for special occasions or as a comforting treat any time of the year. 


  • 250 ml honey
  • 200 g all-purpose flour
  • 150 g unsalted butter, softened
  • 100 g granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 125 ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Grease and flour a round cake pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground nutmeg, and salt.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  6. Gently fold in the honey until evenly incorporated into the batter.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Once cooled, you can dust the cake with powdered sugar or drizzle it with a honey glaze for extra sweetness.
  11. Slice and serve this delicious honey cake as a delightful dessert for any occasion.

This moist and flavourful honey cake is a true delight for cake lovers. The combination of honey, spices, and tender crumb makes it a perfect treat for afternoon tea or special celebrations. Try this recipe and savour the sweet taste of homemade goodness!


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