Grace's Honey Cakes

Grace's Honey Cakes

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"Unbelievable!!! These are so unique and chewy and spicy... always a hit with everyone! Honey and spices meld together to make an incredible dessert bar. Topped off with cream cheese icing of course!! Increase or decrease the amount of spices to suit your taste. Just don't over bake!! They will be chewy with a sort of glossy center."

Ingredients

45 m servings 281 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 281 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.3g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 164 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 9x13 inch pans.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in the honey and corn syrup, then beat in the eggs one at a time until the batter is light and fluffy. Stir in milk and vanilla. Combine the cocoa, cloves, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, baking powder and flour; stir into the honey mixture until fully incorporated. Batter will be thick. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans, and spread flat.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven. Do not over bake, or the cakes will not be chewy. Cut into squares while still warm, remove from the pan, and let cool. Frost with cream cheese frosting, and garnish each piece with a pecan half.
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These were very tasty. I don't know if I'd make them again, though. The middle is very doughy. I tried putting it back in the oven but it just got doughier! My family called it "ginger bread pud...

I've made these a few times, and they are a hit with everybody who has tried them. I do end up doubling the spices, but other than that, this recipe is great! Followed the directions exactly on ...

My kids are big Wiggles fans and wanted to make "Crunchy Munchy Honeycakes," so we gave this recipe a try. Of course, they were more like "chewy gooey honeycakes." I just didn't enjoy the text...

Our family loved it! I ended up cooking it in 1 large pan which took around 40-50 minutes. It was done when nothing stuck to a toothpick placed in the center. They were chewy. Also, I decide...

These were delicious! After reading the reviews I knew I had to bake them a bit longer and they were firm except for a bit in the middle and it was sorta gooey but really good!! Just bake a li...

This was very gloppy and messy. No one in my family liked it. I will not make this again.