Jewish Honey Cake

Traditionally served during the Jewish New Year season, sweet honey cake symbolizes the wishes for a good year ahead.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 4 tsps. vegetable oil
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsps. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1¼ cups brewed coffee
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tsp. grated orange rind
  • 3 Tbsp. confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease a 10-cup Bundt pan.
  • In a small bowl, beat the eggs until fluffy. Beat in the sugar and oil.
  • Sift together the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger. Make a well in the center of the bowl, and add in the beaten egg, honey, and the coffee. Stir in the walnuts and the grated orange rind.
  • Pour the batter into the Bundt pan and bake for 60 minutes or until the cake is done and a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center. Cool on a cake rack before removing from the pan. Dust with the confectioners’ sugar and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 4 tsps. vegetable oil
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsps. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1¼ cups brewed coffee
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tsp. grated orange rind
  • 3 Tbsp. confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease a 10-cup Bundt pan.
  • In a small bowl, beat the eggs until fluffy. Beat in the sugar and oil.
  • Sift together the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger. Make a well in the center of the bowl, and add in the beaten egg, honey, and the coffee. Stir in the walnuts and the grated orange rind.
  • Pour the batter into the Bundt pan and bake for 60 minutes or until the cake is done and a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center. Cool on a cake rack before removing from the pan. Dust with the confectioners’ sugar and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories350
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium350mg
Total Carbohydrate71g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars46g
Protein6g