How2: Cook a Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah

Here’s our tasty recipe for the traditional honey cake of Rosh Hashanah, the birthday of the universe, the head of the Jewish year. 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

Gather and mix dry ingredients: 

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • spices: 1/4 tsp cinnamon; 1/4 tsp nutmeg; 1/4 tsp ginger

Gather and mix wet ingredients: 

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups honey
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1/2 cups butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Mix all ingredients together. Pour into pan. 
  • Bake for 45 minutes (or until a toothpick or knife inserted into the center comes out clean).
  • Take out and cool.  Enjoy.   

The photo is from a moist and delectible honey cake by Marilyn Gurtman-Oppenheimer. She and her husband Gary (founder of ampleharvest.com) sure know a thing or two about taking a bite out of hunger.  Someday we hope to change this recipe to hers, and to post her recipe on hamantaschen… mmm!

What are How2s?

How2s – simple explanations of performing tasks relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered (where applicable) in conjunction with select key scriptural passages and analysis, How2s are meant to assist you – the ministrant – as you walk the healer’s path.

Categories How2 | Tags: | Posted on September 20, 2017

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