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Salted Chamomile Honey Cakes with Raspberry Ripple Cream | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest
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Salted Chamomile Honey Cakes with Raspberry Ripple Cream.

No added sugar, just the honey, and they're completely made with whole wheat. I mean, you even get some fruit in there too with those raspberries.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cakes, chamomile, cream, honey, raspberry
Servings: 12 Cakes
Calories: 280kcal
Author: halfbakedharvest

Ingredients

Chamomile Syrup

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3-4 chamomile tea bags
  • 1/2 teaspoon of a vanilla bean seeds removed (or 1 vanilla)
  • pinch of salt

Honey Cakes

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups white whole flour or whole wheat pastry flour or all-purspose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Raspberry Ripple Cream
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces mascarpone cheese or cream cheese
  • 1-2 tablespoons powdered sugar or honey
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries lightly mashed

Instructions

Chamomile Syrup

  • Combine the water and honey in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Boil for 1-2 minutes and then remove from the heat and add the tea bags. Cover and steep for 10-15 minutes. Remove the tea bags and stir in the vanilla + salt. Let cool to room temperature.

Honey Cakes

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with liners.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, canola oil, honey, eggs and vanilla until combined. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix until just combined and no lumps of flour remain, try not to over mix the batter though. Divide the batter between the 12 muffin cups, filling them up 3/4 of the way.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the cakes to cool 5 minutes in the pan, remove and place on a plate. Drizzle each cake with the chamomile honey. Serve with the raspberry ripple cream (recipe below). EAT!

Raspberry Ripple Cream

  • Add the heavy cream and mascarpone to a mixing bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat on high speed until soft peaks form, about 5 minutes. Beat in the powdered sugar and vanilla until just combined. Stir in the raspberries.

Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 0.9mg