Honey Recipes

Here are a range of honey recipes for you to try cooking with honey at home. 

Should you decide to use a substitute for honey, such as marmalade, maple syrup or apricot jelly, there are suggestions within the recipes provided.

Honey recipe ideas

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Homemade Honey Mustard
Simple to make, and can be stored in the fridge for a month.

Honey Baked Ham
Popular classic, especially during the Christmas period.

Honey Baked Chicken
A quick and simple glaze to add excitement to chicken dishes.

Honey Glaze Recipes

A variety of glazes for foods, including combinations of mustard, lemon juice, pineapple, soy sauce and more.

Honey Dressings
A range of dressing recipes including citrus, yoghurt, and herbs.

Honey recipe ideas for cakes, bread and drinks

Recipes for seasonal treats and tea breads, from the classic recipe to combinations of nuts, spices and brandy.

Banana and Honey Teabread
A lovely loaf with a choise of toppings.

Honey Cakes
From Polish Honey Cake,  to classic Honey cake - a sweet treat.

The oldest alcoholic drink known!

Honey recipes for health, hair, ailments, and face

Honey And Cinnamon Recipes
Honey has been used for centuries in all kinds of home remedies – and the same goes for cinnamon. Take a look at cinnamon and honey recipes for cholesterol, bad breath and even bladder infections!

Apple Cider Vinegar And Honey
Said to ease colitis, tickly cough and boils among other things. There is also the Vinegar And Honey Diet.

Honey Hair Masks
Honey is said to help prevent dryness  when used on the hair.

Honey And Acne
Find out how honey can help improve your skin.

Honey Facial Mask
Recipes containing honey and other ingredients for a range of skin types.


Honey Substitutes
What if you are out of honey, have an allergy, or for some other reason, wish to use a subsitute for honey in a recipe you would otherwise like to use?
From maple syrup to corn syrup or apricot jelly, here are some ideas.

Other links of interest:

Crystallized Honey
If your honey becomes crystallized, here’s what you can do about it, and why it happens.

Why Do Bees Make Honey
Learn about why honey bees actually make honey, and how they do it.

Organic Honey
Information about the difficulties in purchasing organic honey.


How far must honey bees fly to produce a pound of honey?

Honey bee facts

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Honey Bee Facts

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