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Cornish Honey Cake

For those of you who read my last post about Tregothnan Estate you will know that as well as a selection of their tea's I was also given some of their Cornish honey to try. I thought I would create a Cornish Honey Cake and submit it as my entry for the Best of British Blogger Challenge Cornwall edition. The blogger challenge is sponsored by The Face of New World Appliances and the host of the Cornish round is fellow Cornish dweller Choclette. A slice of this, without question, would be best enjoyed warm out of the oven with a big dollop of Cornish Clotted Cream Ice Cream.


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Cornish Honey Cake
A lovely moist cake, serve with clotted cream icecream
Ingredients
  • 250g Clear Honey
  • 225g Butter, cubed
  • 100g Dark Muscavado Sugar
  • 3 Eggs, beaten
  • 300g Self Raising Flour, sifted and put into large mixing bowl
  • 1 TSP Ground Ginger
Instructions
Step 1: Grease and line a 20cm springform tin and preheat the oven to 160c.Step 2: In a large pan melt the honey, butter and sugar. Once liquid, increase the heat and boil for 1 minute stirring continuously. Take off the heat and cool for 20 minutes.Step 3: Stir in the beaten eggs with a wooden spoon then pour into the mixing bowl with the flour, add the ground ginger and stir to combine.Step 4: Bake for 1 hr then place on cooling rack in tin.Step 5: If you would like to glaze the cake, place 3 TBSP of honey in a pan, heat then brush onto the cake. Leave to cool before removing from tin.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 8-10 slices

Comments

  1. I could eat a slice of that right now!

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  2. Oh man a slice of that cake topped with clotted cream is just what I need right now.

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  3. That looks absolutely AMAZING! I want to dive head first into my computer screen and eat it all.

    I've bookmarked the recipe and I'm going to try it out, I'll post on my blog after with a back link to yours :)

    http://rosieposiespuddingsandpies.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. The color and texture of this cake looks so good, I love the simple lineup of ingredients...

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  5. It looks delicious Beth, I love honey cake and how good to use fabulous Cornish honey - the clotted cream ice-cream addition sounds rather good too. Thanks for participating in the challenge.

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  6. Looks delicious. I really don't bake with honey enough. Bet it would taste great warm with custard, sort of like a syrup sponge :)

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  7. We love honey in this house, my son sweetens his milk with a teaspoon of honey, and I'm sure we'd love this cake, it looks delicious.

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  8. I adore honey in baking - not so keen on it as a toast topping, but in cakes - yes please! This looks awesome. I can see from the photos that it looks sticky and yummy

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