Monday, August 30, 2010

Honey Ideas & Recipes

To Replace Sugar with honey
Substitute @ ¾ c. honey for 1 c. sugar. Reduce the total amount of other liquids by ¼ c. per cup of honey.
Lower baking temperature abt 25 degrees stops over browning

Foods sweetened with honey will have a better flavor if kept until the day after baking before it is served.

To Measure Honey
Measure shortening first, or moisten the measuring unit with water or oil, then measure the honey in the same unit.


Honey Butter
1 c. honey
¾ c. butter or margarine
Let butter stand at room temp til soft enough to blend with honey. Stir until thoroughly mixed or put in a blender or mixer til fluffy. Pack in wide mouthed container. Cover tightly and store overnight in the refrigerator to solidify. Spread like butter on whatever.
Variation: add 1 egg yolk and 4 drops of vanilla, beat.

Honey Fudge
1 ½ c. honey
2/3 c. canned milk
¼ c. margarine
dash of salt

In sauce pan, bring to boil for 7 minutes stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
½ t. vanilla
3 c. min marshmallows
6 oz. semisweet choc chips
½ c. nuts (optional)

Stir until marshmallows are melted. Pour into buttered 9 ½ x 4 ½ x1” pan. Cool and cut into very small pieces.

Honey Nut Date Loaf

2 c. boiling water
2 c. chopped dates
1 t. baking soda
1 t. salt

Mix and let stand to cool.

3 eggs
1 ½ c. liquid honey
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder

Mix and add:
3 t. vanilla
2 c. chopped nuts

Mix first four ing and let cool. Beat eggs till lemon colored and fluffy. Drizzle honey into eggs. Continue beating at high speed till blended and thick. Fold in the 2 c. flour and bkg powder. Add date mixture plus 3 t. vanilla and chopped nuts.

Makes 3 loaf pans, 9 x 4 x 5 . Fill only 1 ¼” deep. Bake at 350° till lightly browned and springs back to light touch abt. 30 – 35 min.

Honey Baked Turkey

2 -3 lb. frying turkey, cut up
¼ lb. butter, melted
1 T. lemon juice
½ c. salad dressing
¼ c. hot catsup
3 T. honey
1 t. paprika
salt & pepper to taste

Season turkey parts. Combine all ing. In shallow baking pan. Arrange turkey in a single layer turning just once to coat. Bake at 350° 45 – 60 min or til done. Baste abt every 15 minutes… Serves 4 to 6 people.

Honey French Toast

2 eggs well beaten
¼ t. salt
¼ c. milk
¼ c. honey
¼ t. salt
6 – 8 slices bread

Combine beaten eggs, milk, honey and salt. Dip bread slices in mixture and fry in butter over medium heat until golden brown.

Honey Doughnuts

1 egg
1 c. honey
2 t. baking powder
1 c. sweet milk
2 T. shortening
1 t. salt

Cream honey and shortening together, add the well beaten egg and the other ingredients. Mix well and add flour enough to roll out and cut easily. Fry in hot oil. The honey will keep these delicious doughnuts moist longer than usual.

Energy Drink

¼ pint orange juice
¼ pint natural yogurt
2 T. clear honey

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 2 people

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