Spiced Honey Cake

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Waiting Time 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Tags: Bake, cake, Healthful, Healthy
Course: Dessert
Here is a Spiced Honey Cake recipe you’re sure to love! Not overly sweet, it is packed full of fresh spice flavor! Great with an afternoon cup of tea or coffee or a breakfast treat! Thank you Whole Spice for sharing this recipe!


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp Saigon cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder or grated whole nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Salute Santé! Grapeseed Oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup black tea, freshly brewed 1 tsp of black tea or tea bag + 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds roasted and unsalted


  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and ginger.
  • Whisk the honey and black tea in another bowl.
  • In a large bowl, beat together eggs, sugar and vanilla extract with an electric mixer at high speed for 3 minutes.
  • Reduce speed to low, and gradually add the oil.
  • Then add the honey and tea mixture and mix for an additional minute.
  • Add flour mixture and mix until nearly combined.
  • Add chopped almonds and finish mixing the batter with a rubber spatula, scraping the bottom of bowl.
  • Pour into a cake pan that has been lightly sprayed with oil, and bake in the center rack of the oven for 25 minutes.
  • Cool completely (about 30 minutes) before cutting.
  • Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or a spoonful of crème fraîche.


A little whipped cream adds a beautiful finish to this spicy cake! The original Spiced Honey Cake recipe can be found on Whole Spice.

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