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Easter Recipes with Honey

Updated: Apr 11, 2022

Easter is such a nice time of year here at Gees Bees farm...bees buzzing, chicks hatching, birds chirping, trees budding and a new beekeeping season soon to begin. It's the time of year that we play Easter Bunny by delivering Easter Honey Bunny Baskets all over town.

Honey Recipes for Easter

It's also a great time to let you know about all the wonderful ways you can use honey in your Easter cooking and baking, whether it's part of Easter brunch or Easter dinner!

Here are just a few egg-cellent recipes made with honey!

Woman cooking with honey for spring easter recipes

1.Recipe for Honey Glazed Ham

Impress your guests with a beautifully glossed ham coated with honey glaze!

Honey Ham with Gees Bees Ontario Wildflower Honey

Honey-glazed ham is a classic and impressive Easter dinner favourite! Our wildflower honey combines beautifully with brown sugar, dijon mustard, cinnamon and nutmeg to bring out the delicious flavours in the ham. For the full recipe, visit:


3/4 C. wildflower honey

3/4 C. brown sugar

3 tbsp dijon mustard

3/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

2. Asparagus Brie Puff Pastry

This delicious recipe from Half-Baked Harvest combines wildflower honey, brie, and asparagus, wrapped in puff pastry...yum! And you know how much we love any honey and cheese combination. For the full recipe, visit:

Honey Asparagus Puff Pastry with Gees Bees Wildflower Honey


1 Bunch Asparagus, ends trimmed

1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Salt & Pepper to taste

2 Sheets Frozen Puff Pastry, thawed

8 ounces of brie, cut into 8 slices

1 egg beaten

1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes

Thyme Honey

1/4 Cup wildflower honey

2 tablespoons salted butter

1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves

3. Honey Glaze for Roasted Carrots

Make the Easter Bunny jealous with these delicious honey glazed roasted carrots!

Honey glazed carrots with Gees Bees Wildflower Honey

You might not initially think of honey when you think of carrots, but the sweet combination of wildflower honey, butter and lemon juice is fabulous. This recipe comes from the Food Network at the following link:


2 tbsp butter

2tbsp wildflower honey

1 tbsp lemon juice

Salt & pepper to taste

4. Homemade Buckwheat Honey Cake

We are still in love with this buckwheat honey cake made by Rosemary @onrosiegram featuring our Gees Bees Buckwheat Honey


For the cake:

  • 375g strong tasting honey, buckwheat honey is best.

  • 1/8 cup warm water

  • 230g sugar

  • 200g unsalted butter, cut into cubes

  • 6 large eggs

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 3/4 teaspoons fine salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 454g all-purpose flour

For the whipped topping:

  • 1 litre whipping cream

  • 125g honey

  • 1/8 cup water

  • 300g dulce de leche

  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt

Check out the full recipe from our blog post:

5. Honey Lavender Shortbread

Honey Recipes for Easter

The lavender honey cookies made by The Baker Upstairs are delicious! When we tried this recipe, we had to search around for culinary lavender...but eventually found some at the Natural Food Pantry in Ottawa.

Honey Lavender Cookies


1 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

3 tablespoons wildflower honey

2 cups flour

pinch of salt

2 teaspoons dried lavender

For the full recipe, check out the Baker Upstairs blog at:

6. Honey Raspberry Lemon Loaf