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Milk and honey in desserts??

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Milk and honey in desserts??

Katerina | Jan 16, 2003 05:34 PM

I guess the subject line says it all... I love this combination and I'd like to use it in a dessert recipe (say what you will, milk & honey seems oddly sexy to me, much more so than chocolate or champagne - I'm thinking of it as an item on my Val's day menu; there's a really, how should I say it, almost primal, "naked" quality to its uncomplicated yet layered taste), but all the recipes I was able to find that use honey only by itself, often in drizzled form or in combination with nuts - not what I'm looking for.

What I am looking for: creamy desserts, flans, panacotta type things, souffles, or any sweet (even spicy) breads and loaf cakes. I had fantastic honey ice cream once (at Al di La in Brooklyn; it was very milky/creamy) but alas, don't have an ice cream maker.

I am not interested in baklava-style desserts, nor recipes where the milk and the honey never get to meet and meld...

Come to think of it, what's the most fantastic honey you know of?

Thanks in advance...

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