Beltane Honey Cakes

Beltane Honey Cakes

Recipe by Mère SouveraineDifficulty: Moderate
Servings

12

standard muffins
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

274

kcal

What You Need

  • SYRUP
  • 180ml (6 oz) water

  • 3/4 cup (12 tbsp) honey

  • 3-4 chamomile teabags

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • Pinch of salt

  • CAKES
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) milk

  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) sunflower oil

  • 1/2 cup (8 tbsp) honey

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 260 g (8 oz) all purpose flour

  • 2 tsps baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Syrup
  • Combine water and honey in a small saucepan and boil for 1-2 mins.
  • Remove from the heat and add the tea bags. Cover and steep for 10-15 mins.
  • Remove the tea bags and stir in the vanilla and salt. Set aside.
  • Cakes
  • Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F)
  • Grease a muffin tin.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the oil, honey, eggs, lemon juice, milk and vanilla until combined.
  • Sift in flour, baking powder, baking of soda and salt. Stir until combined but don’t over mix.
  • Divide the batter into the muffin tins – fill 3/4 full.
  • Bake for 12- 15 mins. Test the center with a toothpick. If it comes out clean they are ready.
  • Place cakes onto a cooling rack and drizzle with the chamomile honey.

Notes

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