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This honeycomb recipe was incredibly simple and it took me 10 minutes from start to finish to get it into the baking tray and setting. Today I am going to share with you just how easy this recipe is so you can make your own delicious honeycomb in next to no time!
Making honeycomb is SO much simpler than you may ever have realised, and you can have great fun using it in a variety of recipes including my chocolate ripple cheesecake, or even just drizzled with lovely chocolate.
I love to make this alongside some of my air fryer desserts, as it is a real hit with a crowd!
Ingredients for my simple honeycomb recipe:
200g golden caster sugar
5 tbsp golden syrup
2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Method for the best honeycomb recipe:
Combine together the golden caster sugar and golden syrup in a saucepan, on the lowest setting on your hob.
Melt together until you end up with a paste.
Heat the mixture gently for 4-5 minutes.
Ensure that the mixture does not boil up, until after the grains of sugar have dissolved fully into the golden syrup.
After around 4 minutes, once the temperature has reached 140C – 150C remove this from the heat. This should ensure that the honeycomb sets perfectly for you and doesn’t turn into a sticky mess.
Remove the saucepan from the heat. Given it around 30 seconds for some of the bubbles to die down and then stir in the bicarbonate of soda.
With seconds of stirring this in the mixture will rise up. After 10-15 seconds of stirring it’ll be golden and you can pour it into your lined baking tray.
I use a 23CM lined baking tray, and I use a reusable baking tray liner in it.
Leave this mixture to set, for around 1 hour. Then it will be ready for whatever purpose you want to use it for. You can cut it, break it, smash it up, crush it etc! You can even just drizzle lots of lovely chocolate over the top or make up my salted caramel sauce which would go lovely on the top!
How to make this easy honeycomb recipe:
A delicious golden honeycomb recipe ready in minutes.
- 200 g golden caster sugar
- 5 tbsp golden syrup
- 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Combine the sugar and golden syrup in a saucepan, on the lowest heat setting. Then you want to melt them together until they form a paste.
Heat the mixture gently for around 4-5 minutes. Try to ensure that the mixture does not boil up until the grains of sugar have dissolved into the golden syrup.
After around 4 minutes, when the temperature reaches 140c-150C, remove this from the heat. This should ensure the honeycomb sets perfectly for you and doesn’t turn into a sticky mess.
Remove the pan from the heat, give it around 30 seconds for some of the bubbles to die down and then stir in the bicarbonate of soda. Within seconds of stirring this in the mixture begins to rise up, another 10-15 seconds of stirring will see it turn golden and it is ready to pour into the baking tray.
Pour into a lined 23cm baking tray. I use baking tray liners. I crossed the liners over to ensure that there were no gaps and this worked perfectly.
Leave the mixture to set, for around 1 hour. Then it will be ready for cutting/breaking up/smashing with a rolling pin or mallet.
Note: All calorie information is for demonstration purposes only and is based on the specific uncooked ingredients that I used when creating the recipe.
In all this was a super quick, fun and surprisingly enjoyable make. No baking, no fuss and by boiling the saucepan for 5-10 minutes I was able to clean that easily too. This honeycomb recipe is super easy and a real crowd pleaser in my home.
The honeycomb tastes delicious. It looks like anything I’ve ever bought before. Best of all it was so quick for something that looks interesting too.
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Super easy salted caramel sauce
Midnight cookies or air fryer cookies
Friday 8th of June 2018
Best I've tried so far got to 150c but still had a slight burnt after taste think Il try again and get to 140 instead. Daughters still wolfing it down though
Wednesday 13th of June 2018
Glad it was a hit! x
Monday 9th of October 2017
Thanks! I assume if you gave it a scoring it would make it more simple for you to break it into those shapes. I must say that it starts to set really fast from what I remember!