Sweeter with Honey: 11 Delicious Honey-Flavored Fall Desserts

The many varietals of honey make this staple ingredient one of the most diverse tools in your pantry

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This honey cake recipe is gluten-free.

Usher in fall with these sweet desserts that highlight the nuances that honey can bring to baked goods. Honey flavors and colors range from the mild and pale yellow to the bold and dark amber, making this staple ingredient one of the most diverse tools in your pantry.

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If you are looking for the best honey varietals to add to your pantry this fall, consider your favorite fall desserts. For a bright citrus flavor, choose orange blossom honey. If you prefer a milder flavor, clover honey will add just the right amount of sweetness to your honey-flavored dessert.

Looking to add a honey to your favorite dessert recipe? You can easily trade sugar for honey using these guidelines from The Daily Meal, but remember that the taste will be affected by the varietal of honey you choose.

Bees work hard all year long producing honey from nectar. Celebrate the diverse flavor of honeys, from wildflower to goldenrod, with The Daily Meal’s picks for favorite fall desserts. Try the classic Jewish New Year honey cake, decadently rich financiers, or simply add a little honey to your favorite pumpkin pie recipe. These honey-flavored desserts will add a touch of sweetness to any crisp fall day.

Baklava Honey Biscuits

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These Greek-inspired biscuits can be used for dessert or for a sweet campfire breakfast. Take refrigerated biscuits to a whole new level. — Patricia Stagich

For the Baklava Biscuits recipe, click here.

Chef François Payard’s Apple and Honey Financier Tart

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Financier is a French cake, similar to a sponge cake, made with almonds. Chef François Payard tops a simple apple tart with financier batter and a sweet honey glaze. — Payard Bakery

For the Chef François Payard’s Apple and Honey Financier Tart recipe, click here.
 


Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.