Honey Cake II

Honey Cake II


"This honey cake is a great dessert for dinners surrounding the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana, but also just for a tasty honey cake anytime you want one."


servings 316 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 316 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 65.2g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 122 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Sift together the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and allspice. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, gradually adding the sugar. Beat until thick and light in color, about 5 minutes. Beat in the oil, honey and coffee. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture. Chop the almonds coarsely and mix with raisins. Stir into batter.
  3. Oil the two pans and line the bottom with waxed paper. Oil again. Fill each pan with batter to within 1 - 1 1/4 inches from the top. Bake for 65 to 75 minutes until cake tests done. Do not overbake. Let cool 10 minutes and remove from pan.
  4. To Make Glaze: Boil together 1 1/2 cups honey, lemon juice, lemon zest and water. When glaze reaches a thick consistency, remove from heat and drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with almond slivers.
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  1. 16 Ratings


The flavors in this cake are SUPERB- but the COOKING TIME WAS WAY TOO LONG!!!! I had to throw my cakes away...they were totally inedible because they were overcooked. TRY THIS RECIPE - the fla...

Tried this recipe the it was almost perfect, the cooking time was extensive, I have checked it 60 minutes after putting it into a oven and it was already slightly overcooked next time I will che...

It was my first honey cake ever and I was very impressed! I also glazed the sides of the cake too to make it extra moist!!

I also feel this cake is nothing special. A little bit dry. Didn't really enjoy much.

This was a great recipe! Our family had lost our old honey cake recipe in moving house, so it was a joy to find this one-- THANX! =)

Great honey cake. I added ground almonds and served with a milk syrup at Rosh Hashanah. Went over well and many requests for the recipe.

Tastes great! I made with only a few modifications (no almonds or raisins, espresso in place of coffee, and a sweeter, non-citrus honey glaze). Following the advice of the other reviewers, I de...

The Honey cake was superb in texture. It's incredibly sweet and enjoyable! A great choice for Rosh Hashanah!!!

Delicious honey cake - rich and yummy. The glaze really makes the honey flavor pop.