Ukranian Honey Cake


Type of Dish Dessert


  • 100 g (1 cup) honey (warmed in a pot over hot water)
  • 4 eggs (beaten)
  • 300 g (1 1/2 cups) soft flour
  • 5 g (1 tsp) baking powder
  • 1.5 g (1/4 tsp) salt
  • 1 orange (zested)
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp) lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to190°C (375°F), Grease a 23cm (7 inch) cake tin with butter and dust with flour.
  2. Mix flour, salt and baking powder together. Beat honey with a whsik until frothy, add eggs one by one, add the lemon juice and orange zest, add flour mixture (flour salt and baking powder). Whisk to combine.
  3. Pour into prepared cake tin. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes minutes and check the cake. When done, it will shrink slightly from the pan. Continue baking for 5 minutes if it isn't ready yet.
  4. Turn it out of the pan while still hot, and let cool on a rack. Store in an airtight container for a day before serving.

Further Information

Yield 4

Preparation Time is approxmiately 30 minutes.

Cooking Time is approxmiately 40 minutes.

5 votes
1 2 3 4 5