Desserts

Banana Pops

Makes 8 servings Ingredients: 1-1/3 cups ground toasted almonds, ground coconut, candy sprinkles or graham cracker crumbs 4 just-ripe bananas, peeled 1/2 cup Savannah Bee Company Wildflower Honey 8 popsicle sticks Directions: Spread ground nuts (or other topping of choice) … Continue reading

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Coconut Granola Bars

Ingredients: 1/4 cup canola oil, plus additional for the pan and for your hands 7 ounces (2 cups) rolled oats 1 1/2 ounces (1 heaped cup) flaked coconut 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional) … Continue reading

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Honey Grapefruit Cake

Mario Batali, Simple Family Meals, HarperCollins 2011 Ingredients: finely ground fresh breadcrumbs 1/2 cup sugar 2 medium grapefruits 1/4 cup Savannah Bee Company Orange Blossom Honey 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 4 large … Continue reading

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Poached Pears with Blackberry Honey Creme Fraiche

Makes 6 servings 1 bottle Pinot Noir, or Cabernet Sauvignon 1 lemon 1 orange 1 cup honey 6 black peppercorns 2 cinnamon sticks 6 large pears 8 oz. créme fraiche 1/2 cup honey 2 baskets sweet fresh blackberries 6 large … Continue reading

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Honey Baked Apples

Makes 4 servings 1/2 cup honey, divided 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel cinnamon 4 baking apples, pared 1/3 way down from top and cored Blend 1/4 cup honey with orange peel and cinnamon; set aside. Arrange apples in 9-inch round … Continue reading

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Clove and Honey Preserved Oranges

Makes 2-1/4 cups 3/4 cup honey 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 navel oranges, washed but not peeled 4 whole cloves 1 cinnamon stick In medium saucepan, whisk together honey, orange juice and lemon juice until well … Continue reading

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Brandied Maraschino Cherries

Makes 5 cups 3 jars (10 oz. each) maraschino cherries 1 pint brandy 1/4 cup sugar Drain cherries; reserve 1 cup syrup. In a 2-quart jar, combine reserved syrup, brandy and sugar; stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Stir in … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Chocolate Frosting

Makes 18 servings 1/4 cup mild honey 8 oz. 60% cocoa bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2 Tablespoons seedless raspberry jam, optional 1. Combine honey and chocolate in a medium bowl, set aside. In small, heavy … Continue reading

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Baklava

Makes 3 dozen 3 cups finely chopped walnuts 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg ground cloves 1-1/2 cups clarified butter*, divided 1/2 cup honey 1 package (16 oz.) filo pastry sheets Honey Syrup Combine walnutes and spices in … Continue reading

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Banana Fritters

Makes 8 servings 4 medium bananas, firm but ripe 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 eggs 2 teaspoons sugar 1 cup corn flake crumbs 1/3 cup olive oil Honey Cream Peel bananas. Halve lengthwise and crosswise. Set aside. In shallow bowl … Continue reading

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