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Honey cake

Honey cake recipe

Looking for a delicious cake to serve with afternoon tea, at a party or simply as a sweet treat for breakfast? Here is a great honey cake recipe made in a popular Bundt cake, and frosted with a yummy orange coating.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Cooling time 10 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Jewish
Servings 8 slices
Calories 706 kcal



  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1 cup honey
  • 3 eggs medium
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk fridge temperature

For the glaze

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 1/2 - 3 cups powdered sugar

To decorate

  • orange zest from 1 large orange
  • shaved almonds


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 9" bundt cake
  • In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt, mixing with a whisk
  • In a large bowl, use a hand mixer to beat butter and honey until blended.
  • Add eggs, beating well to fully combine.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Slowly add in flour mix.
  • Add buttermilk and beat well to combine
  • Transfer batter to the cake pan.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 30 minutes. You may need to bake for additional 5 minutes. Cool at least 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack, preferably cool completely.
  • Prepare the glaze by mixing orange juice and powder sugar. Place in a zip bag and snip the corner of the bag when ready to glaze the cake.
  • Drizzle the glaze over the cake and immediately sprinkle almonds and orange zest.



Serving: 1sliceCalories: 706kcalCarbohydrates: 143gProtein: 7gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 472mgPotassium: 127mgFiber: 1gSugar: 118gVitamin A: 498IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 140mgIron: 1mg
Keyword honey almond cake, honey bundt cake, honey cake, honey cake recipe, honey orange cake
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