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Salted honeycomb

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honeycomb recipe

We love the fun and drama that comes with making honeycomb!

This honeycomb recipe is just the thing for decorating delicious cakes, or serving as a treat in itself drizzled with some dark chocolate. Yum!

Here, we’ve added a modern and elegant touch to a favourite recipe with maple syrup and a generous sprinkling of sea salt.



1.Line an oven tray with baking paper.
2.Stir sugar, maple syrup and the water in a medium heavy-based saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to medium; boil, without stirring, for 8 minutes or until syrup is a dark golden honey colour (or until it reaches hard crack stage 160°C/325°F on a sugar thermometer).
3.Remove pan from heat; immediately stir in sifted soda – the syrup will froth. As soon as the last of the soda dissolves, carefully and quickly pour honeycomb onto tray; don’t spread the mixture or it will deflate. Sprinkle with salt; cool to room temperature.
4.Break cooled honeycomb into chunks.

Honeycomb chunks are delicious as a sweet treat in their own right, especially when dipped in or drizzled with dark chocolate. They also make a striking decoration for all sorts of celebration cakes, bring a burst of sweetness and an irresistible texture.


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