Cinnamon Honey Cakes

Cinnamon Honey Cakes

12 cakes

24 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 1 3/4 cup flour
  2. 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  3. 1/2 tsp salt
  4. 1/2 cup (1 stick) very soft butter
  5. More butter (for greasing pan)
  6. 1/8 cup more butter (for glazing)
  7. 1 lemon worth of zest
  8. 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  9. 3/4 cup milk
  10. 2 eggs
  11. 1 cup honey (raw is best)
  12. 1 tsp vanilla
  13. 2-3 dashes cinnamon

Steps

  1. 1
    Grease the bejezus out of the muffin pan with soft but not melted butter.
  2. 2
    Preheat the oven to 350
  3. 3
    Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl. Add in soft butter and mix until it's an evenly crumbly mixture
  4. 4
    In a small bowl whisk together the milk, eggs, 3/4 cup honey, and vanilla.
  5. 5
    Mix the wet and dry ingredients until combined. Don't over mix. It'll still be a little lumpy.
  6. 6
    Pour batter into muffin pan. Bake for 16 minutes or until cakes are not quite done.
  7. 7
    Microwave 1/8 cup melted butter and remaining 1/4 cup honey. Add 3-4 dashes of salt. Microwave for 10 seconds and stir.
  8. 8
    Remove hot cakes from muffin pan to parchment-Iined sheet pan
  9. 9
    Use a pastry brush to paint the hot cakes with the honey butter mixture. Be generous and let it run down the sides. Let sit for 6-10 minutes so honey can soak in.
  10. 10
    Bake again for 9 minutes.
  11. 11
    Let cool and serve with butter or lemon whipped cream.