Ginger Honeycomb Brittle

This recipe for Ginger Honeycomb Brittle from looks surprisingly simple! I’ve been spying quite a few brittle recipes on WP but it always looks soooooo complicated! And you know me; I can barely follow recipes (as I take them more as suggestions) so complicated won’t happen. Fortunately, The Ephemeral Bee managed to dumb down this yummy treat recipe so much that even yours truly is feeling quite confident! ๐Ÿ˜€ Thanks to for allowing me to reblog. ๐Ÿ˜€ Enjoy!

The Ephemeral Bee

Honeycomb brittle is one of my favorite brittles to make, not due to the taste, but because the way it froths and bubbles up the moment the baking soda hits the syrup. ย I am still amused by it, and how something so simple can have such a complex effect. ย The baking soda also seems to highlight the taste of the honey. ย I added the ginger to give it just a little bit more bite.



  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tbsp Baking Soda


  1. Line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper or a silicone matt.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients, except for the baking soda, in a deep (the mixture will boil up) heavy bottomed pot, and bring it to a boil.
  3. Insert the candy thermometer into the pot.
  4. Reduce the heat slightly so that the mixtureโ€ฆ

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6 thoughts on “Ginger Honeycomb Brittle”

  1. I made it and it was delicious. The second time I made it I added candied ginger that I chopped fine and some sesame seeds. 1 tablespoon of the chopped candied ginger and 2 to 3 tablespoons of white sesame seeds. It was a hit with everyone at work.

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