Honey cake is a delicious meal, perhaps you have eaten it before but don’t know how to prepare it, today, I want to give you a quick explanation on how to make your own.
3 cups of sifted all-purpose flour, quarter teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon ground allspice, 4 eggs, quarter, cup white sugar, 4 teaspoons vegetable oil, 2 cups honey, half cup strong brewed coffee, half cup almond, half cup raisins, 1 cup honey, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, half cup water, half teaspoons lemon zest, 2 ounces silvered almond for topping.
Preheat over to325f, sift together with 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 5minuites, beat in the oil, honey and coffee, stir flour mixture into egg mixture, chop the almond and mix with raisins, stir into batter. Oil the two pans and line the bottom with waxed paper, oil again, fill each pan with batter to within1 or 1 quarter inches from the top , bake for 5 – 7 minutes until cake test done, do not over bake, cool for 10 minuites and remove from pan.
To make glaze, boil together 1 ½ cups honey, lemon juice, lemon zest and water, when glaze reaches a thick consistency, remove from heat and drizzle over cake and sprinkle with almond silvers.