Honey Cake (Indian Bakery Style) 2023

Honey Cake (Indian Bakery Style)

Honey Cake is a traditional Indian dessert that is often served at special occasions and festivals. This recipe is a traditional Indian Bakery style recipe that is made with a variety of ingredients such as all-purpose flour, honey, and spices.


  • 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (such as almonds, walnuts or cashews) (optional)

Honey Cake (Indian Bakery Style) 2023


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan with butter or cooking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, cream together the butter, honey, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk. Mix until just combined.
  6. Fold in the chopped nuts (if using)
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  8. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Let the cake cool for 10-15 minutes before removing it from the pan and letting it cool completely on a wire rack.
  10. Once cooled, slice and serve the honey cake.

Note: You can adjust the amount of honey to your liking.
Note: you can also add other flavorings such as grated orange or lemon zest for added flavor.
Note: The cake will stay fresh for 3-4 days in an airtight container at room temperature or it can also be frozen for up to a month.

Let me know in the comment box if you have any questions or suggestions.

Honey Cake Nutrition information

Based on the ingredients provided, assuming that the recipe makes 12 servings, the approximate nutrition information per serving (using 1/12th of the ingredients) would be:
  • Calories: 382
  • Total fat: 16g
  • Saturated fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 77mg
  • Sodium: 173mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 57g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 43g
  • Protein: 5g

Health benefits of Honey Cake

⇒ Provides Energy: Honey cake is a good source of carbohydrates, which are essential for energy production and can help fuel the body throughout the day.

⇒ Contains Antioxidants: Honey, the main ingredient in honey cake, is rich in antioxidants, which help reduce inflammation, lower the risk of chronic diseases, and protect against cellular damage.

⇒ May Boost Immune System: Honey contains antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, which can help boost the immune system and prevent infections.

⇒ Provides Minerals: Honey cake contains minerals such as potassium, calcium, and iron, which are essential for overall health and wellness.

⇒ May Improve Digestion: The spices used in honey cake, such as cinnamon and ginger, have been traditionally used for their digestive properties and may help improve digestion.

⇒ Low in Fat: Honey cake is a low-fat dessert, making it a good option for people looking to reduce their fat intake or maintain a healthy weight.

Overall, honey cake can be a delicious and nutritious treat when consumed in moderation as part of a balanced diet. However, it should be noted that honey is still a form of added sugar and should be consumed in moderation.

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