As lovers of honey here are some of our favorite honey-based recipes.
Honey Granola Jiggy Style
6 cups regular oatmeal (not quick cooking)
3 cups large flake (unsweetened) coconut
3 cups nuts (almond, pecan, sunflower, etc)
2 tsp kosher salt
2 tsp cinnamon
Mix above ingredients thoroughly. And in another bowl combine and warm in the microwave until liquid
1 cup honey
1/2 cup coconut oil
Add 2 egg whites.
Stir thoroughly into oatmeal mixture and spread on two large baking sheets.
Bake at 300 degrees for 40 minutes or until your desired crunchiness is achieved.
Lisa’s Famous Honey Sea Salt Caramels
1 cup sugar
½ cup honey
¼ cup light corn syrup
3 Tbl butter (cut into small pieces)
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup pecans
Fleur de sel (sea salt)
Butter bottom and sides of an 8 or 9 inch baking pan. In a large saucepan combine the sugar, honey, and light corn syrup. Bring to a boil, cooking until temperature reaches 305 degrees.
Meanwhile, place the cream in a small saucepan and warm on the stove just until it is simmering. Remove from heat.
When the caramel has reached 305 degrees, take it off the heat and add in the butter, stirring until it is melted thoroughly. Add the cream slowly. When you pour it in, the caramel will bubble up violently, so don’t add the cream all at once or it might overflow. When you have added all of the cream, stir the mixture until combined.
Return the saucepan to the heat and cook on medium heat until it reaches 250 degrees. Add the chopped nuts. Pour the caramel into the prepared pan. Sprinkle with the Fleur De sel. Let it set until cool. Cut into small squares and wrap in individual wax paper. Hide them…you may not want to share.
Honey Buttermilk Syrup
½ cup raw honey
½ cup butter
½ cup buttermilk
½ tsp baking soda
Combine all ingredients in large sauce pan, bring to boil over medium heat stirring frequently until caramel color. Serve immediately.