the Pence family cookbook

Recipes Tagged with “honey”

Honey Simple Syrup

cocktails honey


  • 4 parts honey
  • 1 part hot water


Heat honey and water gently in a saucepan over medium-low heat until the mixture reaches a simmer. Remove from heat and cool.

Lavender Honey Cream

cocktails honey untested vodka


  • 1 1/2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. heavy cream
  • 1 oz. egg white
  • 1 oz. honey syrup
  • Fresh lavender


Shake over ice gently for 30 seconds to make a thick, creamy cocktail. Strain and garnish with lavender.

Adapted from H. Ehrmann, A Guide to Honey Cocktails

The Queen’s Nectar

cocktails champagne honey


  • 1/2 oz. amaro averna
  • 2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • 3 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • 2 spoons honey syrup
  • Prosecco
  • Grapefruit twist


Add amaro, juice, syrup, and bitters into a champagne flute. Top with prosecco. Garnish with twist.

Apis Restaurant and Apiary’s Jose Luis Sapien

Toblerone Dark Chocolate Honey Almond Fondue

dessert almond chocolate fondue honey


  • 6 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 3.52-ounce bars Toblerone bittersweet chocolate or 7 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon kirsch (clear cherry brandy)
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Assorted fresh fruit (such as whole strawberries, 1-inch-thick slices peeled banana, peeled pear wedges and orange segments)


Bring cream and honey to simmer in heavy medium saucepan. Add chocolate; whisk until melted. Remove from heat. Whisk in kirsch and extract. Pour fondue into bowl; place on platter. Surround with fruit. Serve with skewers.

Bon Appetit, December 1997