Honey Syrup


Learn how to make honey syrup with this easy recipe. This is a great syrup for pouring over gingerbread, but it is wonderful on almost anything. For the best flavor, poke holes in the cake with a fork before pouring syrup.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
2 cups


  • 1 ½ cups honey

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest


  1. Combine honey, water, lemon juice, and zest in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until boiling. Continue to boil until mixture thickens and is reduced by a fourth.

  2. Pour warm syrup over cake and allow to soak for a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

130 Calories
35g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 130
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 29mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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