Honey Cake

An easy and oh so delicious sweet treat from the bees.

Plus: If you prefer a round cake you can cook the honey cake in a 20cm round tin at gas 4 160C for about 40 mins.


  • 200g SR Flour
  • 2 Eggs, large
  • 125g butter
  • 150g Honey, clear
  • 100g Soft Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • Optional – 1 tsp Mixed Spice or a few flaked almonds


  1. Set oven Gas 5 175C.
  2. Grease and line a tin 28cm x 18cm.
  3. Put the sugar, butter and honey in a large pan and melt together.
  4. Allow cooling.
  5. Beat in the eggs, water and flour (and spice if used).
  6. Mix well.
  7. Place in the cake tin and sprinkle with flaked almonds if used and bake for about 35 mins until firm.