Because of its natural sweetness, honey goes very well with many types of desserts. The great thing about honey is that it's loaded with antioxidants and other good healthy stuff compared to syrups and dessert sauces.
Honey Carrot Cake Bars (Give Recipe)
Give Recipe has a recipe called Honey Carrot Cake Bars which is a wholesome and yummy dessert the whole family will love. The great thing about this cake bar is that you can top it with whatever tickles your fancy - you can top it with a cream cheese frosting or just a plain glaze topped with walnuts. You can even top it with a drizzle of honey!
"A very healthy yet moist and soft carrot cake with no butter, no sugar and no frosting."
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, at room temperature
- 3/4 cup honey
- 3 eggs, at room temperature
- 2 and 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 cups and 1/2 cups grated carrot
Honey Posset (The Adventure Bite)
If you're looking for something fancy and gourmet to serve for a party, this Honey Posset recipe from The Adventure Bite is a great recipe to try out. It's basically cream, honey, citrus juice and lavender whipped up to make a lovely pudding that is delicate, slightly sweet, fruity and super fragrant.
"This honey posset recipe is my go to entertaining dessert because they require no special ingredients, can be made ahead and they look so fancy! We won’t tell anyone how insanely simple they are."Ingredients:
- 1 quart (4 cups) cream (heavy or regular whipping cream both work)
- ½ cup honey
- ⅓ cup lemon juice
- Juice of ½ lime (about 1 tablespoon juice)
- 4-5 lavender sprigs (be sure they are not sprayed with pesticides)
Yogurt Mousse with Honey and Fresh Figs (An Edible Mosaic)
An Edible Mosaic has a recipe called Yogurt Mousse with Honey and Fresh Figs that is just a great and classy treat that gets its elegance from its simplicity. If you're not a fan of fresh figs or if it's not readily available in your location, you can easily replace it with another fruit like berries, mangoes or bananas.
"It was similar to Panna Cotta, but a bit lighter and more airy, and with a more complex flavor because of the yogurt. I topped it with fresh figs and raw, local honey and it was the perfect treat to celebrate the Eid."
- 3½ tablespoons cold water, divided
- ½ teaspoon powdered gelatin
- 3 tablespoons heavy cream
- ½ cup (115 g) Greek yogurt
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
- ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 2 fresh ripe figs, quartered
- 1 tablespoon raw, local honey
Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:
Want a quick honey dessert? Scoop vanilla ice cream into a cup and drizzle with honey! Top with a dash of rock salt to balance out the sweetness of the honey, and you've got yourself a quick gourmet treat!
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