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Honey Bee Cake Recipe - Honey Chocolate Cake Recipe

Delicious honey chocolate cake which is fudgy, tender and taste so delicious. The honey bees on the cake is a cute adorement. Recipe Source: Nigella
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Aarthi
Author: Aarthi

Ingredients

FOR CAKE:

  • Unsalted Butter - 150 grams
  • Brown Sugar - 250 grams 1 1/4 cup
  • Honey - 1/2 cup 120 ml
  • Eggs - 2
  • Dark Chocolate - 100 grams chopped
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 1/2 cup 180 grams
  • Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 1 tsp
  • Cocoa Powder - 1 tblsp
  • Hot Boiling Water - 1 cup 250 ml

FOR ICING:

  • Water - 1/4 cup 60 ml
  • Honey - 1/4 cup 60 ml
  • Dark chocolate - 1 cup 150 grams chopped
  • Icing Sugar - 3/4 cup 90 grams
  • Fondant
  • Sliced Almonds as needed
  • Toothpick

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Grease a 23 cm cake pan with oil and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Take chocolate in microwave for 2 mins and set aside.
  • Take Butter, brown sugar, eggs, honey in a bowl and mix well.
  • Add chocolate and mix well.
  • Add in flour, cocoa, baking soda, Fold gently.
  • Add in hot water and fold gently.
  • Spoon this into the baking pan and bake for 45 mins to 55 mins.
  • Remove it from oven and cool completely.
  • While the cake is cooling, make icing.
  • Take water and honey in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.
  • Add chocolate and mix till melted.
  • Now add in icing sugar and whisk till creamy.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Now make honey bee. take fondant and roll it into a oval shape, flatten it and use a toothpick to make stripes and eyes. place almond slices as wings.
  • When the cake is cooled, pour the glaze over it and decorate with honey bee.
  • Slice and serve.
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