Slideshow: 11 Honey Recipes We Love

Honey Lavender Mille Crêpes Cake
Honey Lavender Mille Crêpes Cake
Who needs to choose between crepes and cake when you can have this beautiful hybrid sweet? We really love how the lavender in the crepe batter pairs beautifully with the honey and vanilla bean pastry cream.

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Orange Honey Muffins with Dates
Orange Honey Muffins with Dates
These muffins make the most of the very compatible flavor trifecta of honey, orange, and dates. Serve them with a pot of strong Turkish coffee and breakfast is ready to go.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Cake Roll with Honey Semifreddo
Cake Roll with Honey Semifreddo
Orange chiffon cake is rolled around a meringue-based semifreddo sweetened with honey and speckled with toasted sesame seeds. Once chilled, the cake roll is cloaked in a warm, earthy tahini-based caramel sauce. It's a showstopper perfect for a celebratory meal.

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[Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

Orange Honey Cookies
Orange Honey Cookies
There is just enough honey to sweeten the dough of these cookies without overpowering the taste of orange. If you can, use orange blossom honey: it will add citrusy honeysuckle notes to the cookies.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Apricot Honey Butter
Apricot Honey Butter
This honey-sweet spread is made with preserved apricots. Try it over thick slices of whole gran toast.

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[Photograph: Lucy Baker]

Lemon, Honey, and Thyme Frozen Yogurt
Lemon, Honey, and Thyme Frozen Yogurt
This ice cream is light and tart, as any good frozen yogurt should be, but with a deep, floral richness from the honey and a bright, herbaceous finish.

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[Photograph: Ethan Frisch]

Fig, Phyllo, Honey Breakfast Stacks
Fig, Phyllo, Honey Breakfast Stacks
In this easy yet elegant breakfast dish, stacks of phyllo dough are filled with Greek yogurt and sliced figs then drizzled with honey.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Rosemary, Honey, and Fig Cake
Rosemary, Honey, and Fig Cake
Honey sweetens the cake and also serves as a lustrous, sticky glaze for the fig topping, which is simply fresh figs.

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[Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

Dairy-Free Almond Tofu Ice Cream with Honey Swirl
Dairy-Free Almond Tofu Ice Cream with Honey Swirl
This ice cream is light and smooth, the tofu ensuring a smooth and creamy texture despite the lack of fat. A flurry of bright, fresh orange zest balances the honey's sweetness and makes for a light, refreshing dessert.

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[Photograph: Ethan Frisch]