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Honey Cake
Contributed by: RuthiegirlAdded: Sep 17, 2010 at 03:30 PM


Traditional Jewish Cake for Rosh Hashonna and Yom Kippur; for a Sweet New Year.

  • 3-1/2 cups white rice flour
  • 2 cups honey (variations: 2 cups agave syrup or 1 cup sugar and 1 cup honey)
  • 1 cup olive oil (or compliant oil substitute)
  • 1 cup strong hot coffee (variations: tea, yerba mate or hot water)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 325F
  2. Grease and flour a 9'' X 13'' pan
  3. In large bowl, cream honey and oil (and/or sugar, if using).
  4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour with sea salt and optional spices.
  6. In a third bowl, combine coffee (or tea), baking soda, and cream of tartar. Mixture should bubble.
  7. Alternate adding flour mixture and coffee mixture to the egg mixture until all are fully incorporated together.
  8. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour.