• Honey Blondies

    by  • February 10, 2010 • Recipes, Recipes & Meals • 3 Comments

    Tomorrow’s Kids Cook class is all about honey.  I searched for a dish that featured honey and would be appropriate for us to make and package as a Valentine gift.  Enter honey blondies.

    Really a short dense cake, these treats are sweetened by honey alone.  They are delicious and super easy to make.  I baked them in a heart shaped silicone mold for this occasion, though they bake up just fine in an 8×8 inch pan as well.  Chocolate chips would be an tasty addition.


    Honey Blondies
    Makes: 16 small bites
    Time: 15 minutes preparation, 20 minutes baking

    1/2 cup good quality honey
    1/2 cup (4 oz) butter, softened
    1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
    1 egg
    1 1/2 cup white whole wheat or all-purpose flour
    1/2 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 tsp. salt

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    2. Cream honey with butter until fluffy.

    3. Beat in egg and vanilla.

    4. Mix well and then gently fold in flour, baking powder, and salt.

    5. Line 8×8 pan with butter and bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Let cool, then cut into squares or pop out of molds.


    I received discounted honey for this recipe from the fine folks at Honey Health Farms at the Clintonville Winter Farmer’s Market. Visit their detailed website to learn more about honey harvesting and benefits.

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    I live to eat and eat to live, planning every meal to include as much local and seasonal abundance as possible. I often wear purple and never refuse a drink.


    3 Responses to Honey Blondies

    1. February 10, 2010 at 11:48 am

      Those look yummy!

    2. February 12, 2010 at 5:20 pm

      Cute! They look tasty, too…wonder if they would work out with almond or coconut flour?
      .-= Lindsey´s last blog ..Lazy Friday =-.

    3. February 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm

      These are so cute! I love that they’re made with honey. I’m fortunate to have a source for fabulous local raw honey – and yet I don’t use it nearly enough. Thanks for the inspiration! :)
      .-= Farmgirl Susan´s last blog ..Friday Dose of Cute: There’s Always One =-.

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