Apple Honey Nut Cake

Today we made Apple Honey Nut Cake!

14 oz sweetened condensed milk, 2 scant C flour, 3t baking powder, 1/2 C apple juice, 1/2C coarsely chopped peanuts, 1/2C coarsely chopped almonds lightly salted with sea salt, 1/2C honey

Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together dry ingredients. In separate bowl, mix juice and honey.
Apple Honey Nut Cake

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Stir in milk. Blend well.

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Stir into dry ingredients until just blended.

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Stir in nuts.

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Turn into greased loaf pan.

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Bake 40-45 minutes or until knife inserted in center of cake emerges clean.

Apple Honey Nut Cake

Apple Honey Muffins

Today we made Apple Honey Muffins!

2C flour, 2t baking powder, 3T sugar, 1 egg, 1/2C apple juice, 1/2C honey, 1/4C butter, melted; 2 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped into 1/2″ to 1/4″ pieces

Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together dry ingredients. In separate bowl, mix wet ingredients, including apples. Blend well.

Apple Honey Muffins

Apple Honey Muffins

Apple Honey Muffins

Apple Honey Muffins

Apple Honey Muffins

Make a well in the dry. Add the wet.

Apple Honey Muffins

Stir until just blended. Turn into lined, nonstick or greased muffin tin.

Apple Honey Muffins

Bake 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Apple Honey Muffins

Honey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today we made Honey Chocolate Chip Cookies!

1/2C honey, 1/2C butter, 1 egg, 1/2t vanilla, 1C flour, 1/2C rolled oats, 1/2t baking soda, 2T brown sugar, 2/3C chocolate chips, 2/3C salted peanuts

Preheat oven to 325F. Beat honey and butter until creamy but not fluffy.

Honey Chip Cookies

Honey Chip Cookies

Beat in egg and vanilla.

Honey Chip Cookies

Honey Chip Cookies

Honey Chip Cookies

In separate bowl, mix dry ingredients. Stir into wet.

Honey Chip Cookies

Honey Chip Cookies

Blend well. Add chips and nuts.

Honey Chip Cookies

Honey Chip Cookies

Honey Chip Cookies

Honey Chip Cookies

Chill one half hour. Drop by Tbs onto greased cookie sheet.

Honey Chip Cookies

Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Honey Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Today we made Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake!

1/2C butter, 1/4C cocoa, 1/4C sugar, 1/4C honey, 1/3C skim milk, 1 egg, 12 oz chocolate chips, 1C flour, 1/2t baking powder, 1/4t baking soda

Preheat oven to 325F. Cream buttter and sugar.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Add egg.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add wet.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Stir in milk.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Stir in honey. Blend well.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Fold in chocolate chips.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Turn into 13″X9″ greased cake pan (for a higher cake, use an 8″X8″ pan and extend baking time by 5-7 minutes).

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Spread evenly.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Bake 25-30 minutes or until cake comes away from sides of pan and toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out very nearly clean.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Date Honey Brownies

Today we made Date Honey Brownies!

1C chocolate chips, 6T butter, 2 eggs, 1/3C honey, 1t vanilla extract, 1/2C flour, 1/2t baking powder, dash salt, 1C chopped dried dates

Preheat oven to 350F.

Date Honey Brownies

Melt chocolate chips and butter. Stir until smooth. In bowl, stir together eggs, honey and vanilla.

Date Honey Brownies

Date Honey Brownies

Date Honey Brownies

Date Honey Brownies

Add to cooled chocolate mixture.

Date Honey Brownies

Date Honey Brownies

Sift in flour and baking powder.

Date Honey Brownies

Date Honey Brownies

Stir in salt. Fold in dates.

Date Honey Brownies

Turn into greased 8″ square pan.

Date Honey Brownies

Bake 25-30 minutes or until edges come away from sides of pan. Cool before cutting with serrated knife.

Date Honey Brownies

Honey Blueberry Muffins

Today we made Honey Blueberry Muffins!

This recipe is from the book, “1001 Muffins, Biscuits, Doughnuts” by Gregg R. Gillespie; published in 1998.

We doubled the recipe.

1/4C butter, melted, 2C flour, 1T baking powder, 1t salt, 1 egg, 1C milk, 1/2C honey, 1/2 C blueberries

Preheat oven to 400F. Sift dry ingredients. In separate bowl, mix next 4 ingredients until smooth.

Stir in dry ingredients until just blended. Fold in blueberries.

Chocolate Honey Bars

Today I made Chocolate Honey Bars!

2oz unsweetened chocolate, 1/2C butter, 2 eggs, 1/2C sugar, 1/2C honey, 2/3C flour, 1/2t baking powder, 1t vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350F. Melt butter with chocolate. Cool. In bowl, whisk eggs and honey. Add vanilla. Add sugar. Blend well. Stir in chocolate mixture. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to rest of batter. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.