14 honey desserts to sweeten your day
Honey, honey, how you thrill me… You know the rest. The sweet, fragrant, golden nectar can make a superb alternative sweetener. Whether it’s used to add an extra note of floral flavour to a dish or drizzled over a fabulous bake for a gorgeously sticky glaze, a spoonful of honey goes a long way.
Here are 14 of my favourite sweet treats, using the golden stuff, from around the web.
1. delicious. honey and walnut tart
We’ve one-upped the American-style pecan pie with this fantastically sweet walnut-heavy tart.
2. delicious. spiced honey cake
Think of this cake as a honey-fied lemon drizzle – moist sponge is spiked with plenty of spice and drenched in a gorgeous honey glaze.
3. Little sugar snaps’ salted honey ice cream
Move over salted caramel, salted honey (ice cream) is the new kid on the block.
4. My sequinned life’s struffoli (honey balls)
Struffoli are Italian deep-fried dough balls made with, and then rolled in, honey. A sweet lovers dream.
Layers of crispy filo pastry filled with cinnamon-spiced nuts and soaked in a dark honey syrup. That’s a yes from me.
6. Tartelette’s honey yogurt mousse
The sweetness of the honey pairs perfectly with the sharpness of Greek yoghurt. And the whipped cream…that’s always a good thing.
7. delicious. honey nut bananas
Five ingredients, 10 minutes and you’re on your way to honey heaven.
8.. Lemon tree bites’ honey almond energy bites
Sweet and salty energy balls for when those sugar cravings strike, but you still want a bit of health.
9. delicious. roast peach and honey nut tart
This trusty tart will have you feeling peachy it’s so easy to make.
10. Eat the love’s carrot honey cheesecake with almond cinnamon crust
Think carrot cake meets cheesecake… With a honey and cream cheese filling on top of a buttery almond base. I’d like that right here, right now.
11. Donna Hay’s fig, honey and almond tart
This glorified frangipane tart is studded with figs and brushed with honey. It makes for a decadent dinner party dessert. Or a ‘I feel like a slice of tart’ tart.
12. delicious. salted honey cake with hazelnut brittle
You’ve seen salted honey ice cream, now it’s time for salted honey cake. It’s also covered in a decadent honey buttercream because more is more… Right?
13. Kitchen treat’s honey-sweetened spiced banana muffins
I call this one ‘on-the-go snacking done well’.
13. Chateau elma’s honeycomb
It’s the inside bit of your favourite chocolate bar – Crunchie, of course. A fun one to make with the kids and even more exciting to eat.
14. delicious. warm peach, pistachio and honey cake
And to finish the roundup on a showstopping high, here’s a fruit-laden, honey-drizzled, pistachio-sprinkled bake. [Insert love heart eye emoji here].