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Old 10-05-2011, 07:05 PM   #1
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Honey cake

Honey cake:

Traditionally this cake is served on Rosh Hashana (New Year) and day before Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) symbolic of our wishes for a sweet year.

Also it is believed that one should be asking for a piece of Honey cake day before Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement). If one to become so poor, during the next year that one is forced to ask for food, then this asking for honey cake will avert the need for that hypothetical asking/begin.

My aunts’ recipe:

1.5 cup honey
2 cup milk (or non-dairy substitute, like coffee creamer works as well)
2 cup sugar
1 stick margarine

All of the above ingredients put in the pot and slowly bring the heat up stirring up until margarine melts and mixture becomes smooth. Doesn’t have to boil, just melt and mix together. Let it cool down a little bit so the dough doesn’t start cooking when this mixture is added.

I use food processor mix:

8 eggs
1.5 cup oil (I use corn or vegetable oil)
5 to 6 cups flour
2 tbs cinnamon
1 tsp ground clove
2 tsp baking powder
You can add raisins or craraisins, or even chocolate chips.
Some people add nuts, however nuts are traditionally not used during this particular time of the year, though can be added if cake is made some other time.

Mix all ingredients well, pour it into several loaf pans depends on the size. Bake at 300-325 degrees for about an hour. Do not over bake so it doesn’t become to dry.

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Old 10-05-2011, 11:28 PM   #2
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My Epicurious iGoogle gadget has a recipe for honey cake, cheese blintzes with blueberry sauce, and Rugelach this week. I was thinking about making their honey cake, which is baked in a bundt pan, but opted for a Cook's Country strawberry pie instead. I still might do the blintzes for Sunday brunch if I can find blueberries at a decent price because I have crepes in the refrigerator.
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Old 10-06-2011, 10:41 AM   #3
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That sounds great CharlieD!
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Old 10-06-2011, 11:58 AM   #4
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I baked it last night, see if I can add the picks.
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Honey cake:

Traditionally this cake is served on Rosh Hashana (New Year) and day before Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) symbolic of our wishes for a sweet year.

Also it is believed that one should be asking for a piece of Honey cake day before Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement). If one to become so poor, during the next year that one is forced to ask for food, then this asking for honey cake will avert the need for that hypothetical asking/begin.

My aunts’ recipe:

1.5 cup honey
2 cup milk (or non-dairy substitute, like coffee creamer works as well)
2 cup sugar
1 stick margarine

All of the above ingredients put in the pot and slowly bring the heat up stirring up until margarine melts and mixture becomes smooth. Doesn’t have to boil, just melt and mix together. Let it cool down a little bit so the dough doesn’t start cooking when this mixture is added.

I use food processor mix:

8 eggs
1.5 cup oil (I use corn or vegetable oil)
5 to 6 cups flour
2 tbs cinnamon
1 tsp ground clove
2 tsp baking powder
You can add raisins or craraisins, or even chocolate chips.
Some people add nuts, however nuts are traditionally not used during this particular time of the year, though can be added if cake is made some other time.

Mix all ingredients well, pour it into several loaf pans depends on the size. Bake at 300-325 degrees for about an hour. Do not over bake so it doesn’t become to dry.
Charlie mate this brought back some memories
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My wife read the recipe and said that I made a million mistakes. Spelling is not my thing. Sorry about this.

The recipe made 10 small size pans. Baked at 325 deg for about 50-55 minutes. Made only 3 of them with rasins, as nobody in my family likes them. well, more for me.
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Charlie mate this brought back some memories
Memories do come alive with a little bit of afford, you know.
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Thanks for the recipe. They will make great gifts for the holidays!
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Charlie to you and yours......may your name be incribed in the book of life....L'Shano Tova......
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Wow those look good, I just may make some, I am kind of a freak for honey, love the stuff.

I have some nice dark flavorful stuff from Trader Joe's and a couple of jars harvested from an orchard in Maine near my mom's house.

This recipe looks easy to cut in half, which I may do on my first run.
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