Little honey cakes

3/4 cup manuka honey

1/3 cup water

50g butter

1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 1/2 cups plain flour

1 1/2 tsp mixed spice

Pinch salt

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