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Honey Cakes

Our culinary side is coming out!  Woodland Apothecary™ is working on some fabulous new Herbal Culinary Creations!  This Honey Cake recipe is a wonderful match with our new Woodland Apothecary™ teas.

Honey Cakes

2 cups Flour
3 tsp Baking Powder

1 tsp Salt
5 Tblsp Butter (cut into small pieces)  See note below
5 Tblsp Honey
2 Eggs
1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream

Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.  Dribble the honey over this.  I warmed up the honey so it would flow.  Drop in pieces of butter, toss so honey is covered by flour mixture.  Use fingertips to rub the honey butter until crumbly. (It will not be sticky yet!)  Beat eggs in the cream, add to bowl and stir.  (Now it will be sticky).

Turn onto generously floured board.  Sprinkle with more, flour.  Pat to ½ to 3/4” thickness.  Use a round cookie cutter or glass to cut in rounds.  Lay on parchment covered baking sheet.  Bake 12 minutes at 350 degrees F or until lightly golden and firm.  Enjoy with butter and jelly.

Recipe Found:  Pinterest, 2017 - Link to Original Recipe Below
Notes:  The original recipe called for 4 Tblsps of butter.  I ended up using 5
             I use fresh honey from a beekeeper.  Try a wildflower or orange blossom honey.
             These go great with a light flavored jelly such as a peach jelly.

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