What's better that downing a spoonful of honey? Biting into honey-flavored candies and goodies! Here are a few recipes for sweets that you can make right at home. It's the perfect thing to make now that we're celebrating National Honey Month!
Candy-making can be quite messy. To make it easier, invest in a great set of silicone mats. Its non-stick surface is perfect for sticky tasks like molding candy. Enjoy!
Honey Caramels (Natural Sweet Recipes)
"And instead of sugar, honey is the only sweetener used to sweeten these! Caramel made from sweet, natural honey isn’t only delicious but a lot healthier than traditional candy!"
- 1 cup Honey
- ¾ cup Heavy Cream
- 1½ teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
- 2 Tablespoons Butter
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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter-Coconut-Honey-Caramel Balls (Jackie Gordon)
- 1 recipe Salted Caramels
- 1 pound natural peanut butter
- 1/2 cup honey
- 6 ounces unsweetened grated coconut
- 1 1/2 pounds caramel that’s pliable, but not soft at room temperature
- 3 pounds of semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate, tempered*
- 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
via Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter-Coconut-Honey-Caramel Balls (Jackie Gordon)
Homemade Honeycomb Candy (The Pioneer Woman)
"It looks all fancy, rising tall with hundreds of tiny bubbles, looking like a sponge with an incredibly crunchy texture. But a little bit of baking soda does all that work for you. It’s magic!"
- 1 cup Granulated Sugar
- 1/4 cup Corn Syrup
- 2 Tablespoons Honey
- 1/2 cup Water
- 2 teaspoons Baking Soda
via Homemade Honeycomb Candy (The Pioneer Woman)