15 Honey Cake Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
Honey cakes don't get the appreciation they deserve, and we think that's a shame. The sticky ingredient adds moisture and sugary, subtle floral flavor to desserts of all kinds, but it takes center stage when it comes to these simply sweet cakes. Whether you're looking for something to serve for Rosh Hashanah or just a really delicious honey bun cake to satisfy your sweet tooth, you'll find a tasty new favorite in this collection of our best honey cake recipes.
Apple Honey Bundt Cake
Fig-Hazelnut Cheesecake with Honey-Bourbon Drizzle
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Russian Honey Cake
This intricate cake is a labor of love, but the end result is oh-so worth it. "The tiny amount of bitterness we get from the burnt honey really is the secret here, and the slightly tangy whipped cream frosting provides a bit of acidity and lovely light texture," says Chef John.
Greek Honey Cake
Honey Cupcakes with Strawberries
These subtly sweet cupcakes — topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit — come together in less than an hour, so they're the perfect last-minute birthday party dessert.
Moist Holiday Honeycake
Honey Cake with Orange Glaze
A sweet glaze made with orange juice, butter, and sugar is the perfect finishing touch for this honey Bundt.
Chocolate-Glazed Honey Cake
A 6-ingredient, brandy-spiked chocolate glaze is spread over a cozy honey cake spiced with cinnamon and cloves.
Michelle's Honeybun Cake
If you like store-bought honeybuns (who doesn't?!), you'll love this sticky sweet dessert that starts with a package of yellow cake mix.
Flourless Banana Honey Cake
This healthier twist on classic honey cake is gluten-free and sugar-free, thanks to ingredients like bananas, honey, and vegetable oil.
Honey Angel Food Cake
You can make this light and fluffy angel food cake with just seven easy-to-find ingredients: egg whites, salt, cream of tartar, honey, cake flour, sugar, and vanilla extract.