Celebrate National Honey Month

 

small bowl of honey with a honey spindle

Did you know that the month of September is National Honey Month? Here on the 13 Twenty-Four Blog, we want to celebrate this holiday by sharing some interesting facts about honey that can bless your life as well as a few honey recipes you can make in your apartment. We hope you have a sweet month here in Kalamazoo, MI and enjoy some delicious honey!

Honey Facts

Honey is a natural sweetener, and it has been eaten for millennia. Here are a few interesting facts about honey:

— Honey never spoils. Even if it crystallizes, you can simply heat up the honey again for a fresh and smooth mixture.

— Honey is and has been used medicinally by many for years — even dating back to Mesopotamia.

— Honey can come in all kinds of flavors and colors depending on what nectar is used by the bees when producing the honey.

Honey Recipes

Upside Down Apple Honey Cake

For a treat to share you’ll love this upside down apple honey cake. It’s also gluten-free and dairy-free. The recipe comes from Texanerin Baking. To make this you’ll need honey, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, walnuts, gluten-free all-purpose mix, baking powder, salt, sugar, orange juice, eggs, and apples.

Honey Lollipops

This is a sweet and healthier alternative to a sugar lollipop. Kids and adults alike will love these sweet treats. They also work great as gifts and as remedies to a sore throat! This recipe comes from Fountain Avenue Kitchen. You just need honey for this recipe (and cinnamon, if you wish!) along with lollipop sticks, parchment paper, and a candy thermometer.

Sea Salt & Honey No-Churn Ice Cream

This ice cream is so delicious, and it’s the perfect treat to share with friends and family. The recipe comes from Kitchen Treaty. To make this you’ll need the following ingredients: heavy whipping cream, sweetened condensed milk, honey, and sea salt.

What’s your favorite honey recipe? Share with us in the comments so we can try it out. Thanks for reading!

 

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