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Easy Honey Cake Recipe (From Scratch)
5 from 3 votes

Easy Honey Cake

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins

Quick and easy honey cake recipe, homemade with simple ingredients, from scratch. Rich, soft, moist and not too sweet. Uses honey instead of sugar. 

Servings: 9 Slices
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy cake, homemade cake, yogurt cake
Calories: 346 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted, Room temperature
  • 1 cup Honey
  • 2 Eggs Large
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt Regular full fat or Greek
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
Chocolate Glaze
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Milk Whole or 2%


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add butter, honey, eggs, yogurt, vanilla extract and mix until smooth.

  2. Add flour, baking powder and mix until just combined. 

  3. Pour batter in a greased and floured round cake pan (Dimensions: 9x3). You can also use two round pans (Dimensions: 8x2).

  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until an inserted toothpick in the center comes out clean. 

  5. Allow the cake to cool down completely. 

  6. While the cake is cooling, prepare the glaze by mixing together honey, cocoa powder, milk until smooth.

  7. Drizzle this over the cake and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
Easy Honey Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 346 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 113mg5%
Potassium 205mg6%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 35g39%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 380IU8%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.