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Honey Cake

This is an excellent honey cake recipe that is easy to make and never lasts very long.
Difficulty : Easy
Preparation : 30mins
Cook time : 40mins
Makes : 8 servings
Honey Cake
Ingredients
170g clear honey
140g butter
85g light muscovado sugar
2 eggs, beaten
200g self raising flour, sieved
water

For the icing
55g icing sugar
1 tbsp clear honey
hot water

Method
  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F/Gas 3 and butter and line the bottom of a 7in/18cm cake tin.
  • Measure the honey, butter and sugar into a large pan. Add a tablespoon of water and heat gently until melted.
  • Remove from the heat and mix in the eggs and flour.
  • Spoon into the cake tin and bake for 40-45 minutes until the cake is springy to the touch and shrinking slightly from the sides of the tin.
  • Cool slightly in the tin before turning out onto a wire rack.
  • While the cake is still warm, make the icing by mixing the sugar and honey together with 2-3 teaspoons of hot water. Trickle over the cake in whatever design takes your fancy.

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