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Honeycomb recipes

14 Recipes

Make your own honeycomb or cinder toffee using our easy recipes. This brittle caramel can be scattered over ice cream and other desserts.

77 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Making your own caramel requires care and attention, but the resulting bubbly, crunchy cinder toffee is worth it.

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Learn how to make your own honeycomb ice cream. If you don't have an ice cream maker, see the tip below for an alternative method

30 mins
Easy
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Combine golden syrup, sugar and bicarbonate of soda to make our moreish homemade honeycomb. Simple to make, it's a lovely gift for friends at Christmas time

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Use the ripest bananas possible for the custard in this decadent dessert, which is topped with mejool dates, honeycomb, pistachios and dried banana chips

35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
13 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself and loved ones to homemade honeycomb. Dip in chocolate for added indulgence

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The perfect Valentine's dessert, best made ahead to give the flavours time to mingle

40 mins
More effort
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Crunchy, crumbly cinder toffee makes a rich open torte with dark chocolate ganache even more decadent

1 hr and 10 mins
A challenge
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This layered drip cake is smothered in cream cheese icing and drizzled with a dark chocolate ganache – a stunning centrepiece for a big occasion

3 hrs
A challenge
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Crisp, sweet pastry with a creamy filling and a crunch of honeycomb, this luxurious tart is sure to bring some Christmas cheer and will get guests talking!

More effort
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Making your own cinder toffee requires a little care and attention but it's worth it. Break into shards and scatter over ice cream and other desserts

30 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Layer salted caramel and thick chocolate cream on a chocolate pastry base and top with crunchy honeycomb for a dessert with a difference

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Add a little grapefruit zest to bring out the vibrant hop bitterness in this fabulous treacle tart made with pale ale. Scatter over honeycomb shards to serve

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
125 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Great for a bake sale, a gift, or simply an afternoon treat to enjoy with a cuppa, this rocky road is quick to make and uses mainly storecupboard ingredients.

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.1 out of 5 star rating

Drizzle these fresh choux buns with plenty of hot toffee sauce and top with whatever you like – try homemade honeycomb, chopped nuts or your favourite chocolate bar. 

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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