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  • Writer's pictureLeah Miano

Three Ingredient Honey Cake

Updated: Jun 5, 2020




Want to make the imploding honey cake from tiktok? There's only three ingredients and it all takes around 15 minutes


Honey cake

2 egg yolks

1 whole egg

2 tablespoons of honey

2 tablespoons of flour


  • Preheat the oven to 355 degrees

  • Beat the eggs until just mixed


  • Heat the honey for two minutes until super liquidy but don’t overcook


  • Add slowly to the egg mixture, you don’t want cooked egg bits

  • Beat at medium-high until pale and thick, it should almost double in size. Depending on the humidity in your kitchen this could take up to ten minutes don't give up on it!


  • Go for the texture of whipped cream

  • Add two tablespoons of flour and mix until just combined


  • Not too long you don’t want to build gluten

  • Bake for 12-14 minutes it should be deep golden brown, any lighter and the center will be liquid.

  • This recipe was created for a 4x4 pyrex container if you double it for a 9x4 cake pan consider dropping an egg yolk to ensure that you get the proper texture.

  • Whatever pan you use make sure it's not more than 3/4 full to ensure it cooks all the way.

  • Thanks, @lambbinkie on Instagram for the help with improving the recipe

The outside should be very light and the center should fall and have a thick custard texture











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sagetheundead52
Sep 12, 2021

I have made this dish soooo many times! It's soooo good! When I make it I add vanilla extract, cinnamom/sugar mixture and a tiny bit of lemon juice and it is so good. Especially with powdered sugar and drizzled honey. And if you're allergic to honey you can use maple syrup instead!

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minka.bailey
Aug 07, 2020

Made it today, added some strawberry syrup to the batter. Let it cook longer in the oven which made it really spongy and delicious! Definitely a hit with the family.


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lucymia236
Jul 10, 2020

It was a bit dry and sunk a little when I took it out of the oven, but once I added cream/ice cream it was delicious. Definitely would make again though as it was quite quick and easy to make. Thanks :)


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lthomas0608
Jul 08, 2020

I made a larger version with a detachable cake pan. I’m not exactly sure what size it is but I doubled in the ingredients and left out one yolk. It is very tasty and seems like the perfect compliment for tea or coffee ;)


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amu.garimella
Jun 02, 2020

i made this and it was really yummy, so light and not too sweet :) i put the honey in the microwave for ~30 sec. i did have to whip the egg-honey mixture a lot before adding flour, and i added vanilla extract. i put it in a loaf pan and i think i had to bake for a little more time than the recipe stated. it's really good with nutella and oranges! thank u for this recipe :)

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