Written By Cynthia Annett-Hynes Dessert / Recipes Apr 6, 2011 Honey Cake SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestIngredientsCake Batter 150g butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1 2/3 cup all purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 TBs finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves 2 eggs beatenLemon Icing2 cups icing sugar 100g soft butter 1 tsp grated lemon zest 2 TBs fresh lemon juiceGrease and line an 8 1/2 inch spring form tin. Put the butter, brown sugar, and honey in a small saucepan and add 1 TBs of water. Heat gently, stirring once or twice until the butter melts and the sugar dissolves. Leave it to cool for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 180C.Sift the flour, baking power, and cinnamon into a bowl and add the rosemary. Add the honey mixture and eggs and beat until smooth. Pour into the tin and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until skewer comes out clean when you poke it into the centre. Leave in tin to cool completely.To make the lemon icing, sift the icing sugar into a bowl. Add the butter, lemon zest and juice and 1 TBs water and beat until smooth. You might like to add a few more drops of the lemon juice afer tasting it. Spread over the top and side of the cake. The cake softens as it sits and will keep well up to a week in a cake tin.Decorate with rosemary flowers or other edible flowers. Apples For Jam by Tessa Kiros is available at Munro’s Books. To read more about local honey from the Simikameen click here. You can find local honey at the pocket markets, Thrifty’s, Market On Yates, and Plenty Epicurean Pantry.Photo: Katie ZdybelDessertRecipes SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Cynthia Annett-Hynes ... Read More You may also like Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored July 18, 2017 Summer’s Ice Cream wishes you a Happy National Ice Cream Month! This month, dessert lovers across Canada will be raising their bowls and waffle cones in delicious recognition of NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH, with ... Read More Dessert / Recipes June 26, 2017 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Lemon Meringue Pie Lip-smacking looks and punchy lemon flavour result in a seriously delicious gluten and dairy-free dessert. If you’re not up for making a ... Read More Dessert / Recipes February 28, 2016 Sunday Baking Project Recipe selection for you Sunday baking project: Broma Bakery’s White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Fresh Blueberries. These cookies are ... Read More Beverage / Dessert / Main course / Recipes December 4, 2015 A main course, dessert and a cider float using local apples Autumn has officially arrived and so has apple season! One of the most cultivated fruits; the apples bears a bountiful harvest. A diverse fruit in ... Read More Dessert / Main course / Recipes September 23, 2015 Sweet and Savoury Galettes: Free-Form Rustic Tarts If there’s one thing I love about the end of summer, it’s harvest-time. The trees are ripe with fruit and the gardens are bursting from ... Read More Comments are closed.