11 Best Honey Recipes | Tasty Ways To Cook With Honey

Looking for honey recipes and things you can cook with your fresh honey, you'll love these! Add the sweetness without the guilt and make these honey dishes




Last Updated: January 30th, 2021

11 Best Honey Recipes | Tasty Ways To Cook With Honey

Honey has been in existence for around 150 million years! The earliest records of bee keeping have been recorded in cave paintings in Spain dating around 7000BC. Fossils of honey bees date back around 150 million years.

Honey has been used as a sweetener by the ancient Egyptians and baked honey cakes by the Greeks. In our modern age, we still use honey to cook and bake, and for good reason: It's delicious and nothing is comparable to its taste and consistency.

We have covered 35 best honey recipes from tasty Honey BBQ Meatloaf, Honey Ginger Chicken, Honey Glazed Ham to Honey Garlic Shrimp.

How Long Does Honey Last?

Honey does not go bad but food cooked with honey may go bad. Honey is recognized as the only food in the world that doesn't spoil. What it does, it crystallizes, becomes thick and hardens over time. When this happens, put the honey container in warm water and open the lid from the container. Maintain the warm temperature of the water until the honey returns to its original liquid consistency.

Does Honey Help When You're Sick?

Science studies have shown how honey stimulates the immune system. Honey has a high content of antimicrobial compounds and antibacterial effects. Adding a little bit of honey in your coffee in the morning can help boost your immune system. Food cooked with honey will also help.

Tea Cupcakes with Salted Honey Frosting

Tea Cupcakes with Honey Cream Frosting

This sweet tea cupcakes with Salted Honey Frosting will complement and upcoming plans you have. This recipe by loveless cafe shows you how you perfect baking this cupcakes.

Honey BBQ Meatloaf

Honey BBQ Meatloaf Adding honey BBQ sauce in a combination of ground beef and ground pork will help your meatloaf be very juicy and finger licking good. This honey bbq meatlof recipe will show you how to make the best BBQ meatloaf with honey sauce.

Crispy Honey Chilli Chicken

Crispy Honey Chilli Chicken Image: savvybites

For a quick supper or special occasions, try making this sweet and sticky honey, chill and ginger chicken. Check out the recipe.

Chocolate Honey Oats Granola Bars

 Chocolate Honey Oats Granola Bars Image: savvybites

Chewy chocolate honey oats granola bars made with recognizable ingredients which are all gluten free. Get the easy homemade recipe here.

Gluten Free Honey Cornbread Muffins

Gluten Free Honey Cornbread Muffins Image: allthehealthythings

Moist and fluffy gluten free cornbread muffins with the just right amount of delicious honey flavor. This simple recipe by allthehealthythings which takes less than 30 minutes will show you how to make perfect gluten free honey cornbread muffins.

Honey BBQ Chicken Strips

Honey BBQ Chicken Strips

Make perfectly crisply honey BBQ chicken tenders baked in the oven using this recipe by thediaryofarealhousewife which will be served with a ranch dressing topped by a simple bbq sauce.

Honey Buttermilk Bread

Honey Buttermilk bread Image: thespruceeats

This tender honey buttermilk bread recipe rises beautifully thanks to the yeast and bread flour and the honey adds a slight country sweetness. Get the recipe.

Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp & Broccoli

Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp Broccoli Image: butteryourbiscuit

Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp is a 20 minutes quick easy recipe that has a delicious sticky sauce that coats the shrimp beautifully. Get the recipe here.


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