3/4 cup manuka honey
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups plain flour
1 1/2 tsp mixed spice
1 scant tsp baking soda
Extra 1/3 cup runny honey, to drizzle
1. Preheat oven to 170°c. Spray 9 x 150ml-capacity cake or muffin
Tins with oil.
2. Combine honey, water, butter and sugar in a saucepan. Heat
Gently just until butter melts and sugar dissolves. Remove from heat
And set aside to cool to room temperature.
3. Sift dry ingredients into a bowl and make a well in the centre. Add
Honey mixture to the well and stir to combine into a smooth batter.
4. Spoon into prepared tins. Bake for 20 minutes or until cakes spring
Back when pressed with a finger. Cool in tins for 5 minutes to firm
Before removing. Serve drizzled with extra honey