Honey is a pretty easy swap for vegans. There’s sugar, maple syrup, agave, and more! While vegan alternatives may not have the exact same taste, they still do the same job and taste delicious. If you’re looking for ways to veganize your favorite honey-sweetened or flavored treats, you’ve found the right place! These vegan honey recipes taste just as good, if not better, than their non-vegan counterparts. Give them a try!

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1. No-Bake Chocolate Honeycomb Tarts

chocolate honeycomb tart

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These No-Bake Chocolate Honeycomb Tarts by Holly Jade are heavenly. Imagine a ‘Crunchy Bar’ chocolate dessert, because that’s basically what this is, but vegan of course! A cookie base is filled with a layer of silky smooth caramel sauce and  a rich chocolate ganache filling. Finally it’s topped with homemade vegan honeycomb and a chocolate drizzle! Are you drooling yet? These no-bake chocolate tarts are gorgeous and extremely decadent desserts, packed with rich flavors and crisp honeycomb!

2. ‘Honey’ Mustard BBQ Brussels

‘Honey’ Mustard BBQ Brussels

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These ‘Honey’ Mustard BBQ Brussels by Gabrielle St. Claire are easy, affordable, packs flavor, a hint of sweet, a hint of heat, goes perf with my classic cauliflower wings, puts a modern spin on classic Brussels sprouts, perf for any season, and is non vegan approved! If you love classic veggies with a modern spin, you have to try this recipe for vegan “Honey” Mustard BBQ Brussels.


3. Honeycomb Doughnuts

Vegan Honeycomb Doughnuts With Filling

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These Honeycomb Doughnuts by Trine Rask are complicated to make, but totally worth your time and effort. The dough is light with a crisp outside filled with a delicious crème pâtissière and homemade honeycomb. You won’t be able to stop eating these once they’re out of the pan.

4. Spicy Honey Mustard

Vegan Spicy Honey Mustard [Gluten-Free]

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Who wants some honey mustard?!? *raises hand* I ALWAYS want honey mustard. Since becoming vegan I generally bring my own or go without because, as the name implies, “honey” is in the ingredient list. This Spicy Honey Mustard by Jennifer Harmon could technically be called Spicy Brown Rice Syrup Mustard, but that really doesn’t have much of a ring to it. I whip one of these batches up quite often, although it depends on my mood whether I mix in the spicy seasonings or not. This particular recipe is my favorite.


5. Jewish Bimuelos: Fried ‘Honey’ Puffs

Vegan Gluten-Free Jewish Bimuelos: Fried ‘Honey’ Puffs

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These Jewish Bimuelos: Fried ‘Honey’ Puffs by Rhea Parsons are a very sweet treat. You may be sugared out after three of them, although they taste less sweet the next day.

6. ‘Honey’ Garlic Roasted Chickpea Wraps

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These ‘Honey’ Garlic Roasted Chickpea Wraps by Taylor Kiser are just layer upon layer of flavor wrapped in a soft tortilla. It begins with crunchy, garlicky chickpeas, continues with tender, crispy cauliflower rice, and ends in a crackly bite of herbed veggies and coleslaw doused in a savory “honey” ginger sauce. Thick, sweet, tangy, zesty, and most importantly, delicious!

7. Bee Sting: German “Honey” Almond Cake

Bee Sting: German “Honey” Almond Cake

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This Bee Sting: German “Honey” Almond Cake by Peffe Stahl healthier than my former favorite. Without table sugar, eggs, milk, and then also gluten-free. It’s almost too good to be true!


8. Earl Grey ‘Honey’ Loaf Cake With Coconut Cream Glaze

Earl Grey ‘Honey’ Loaf Cake with Coconut Cream Glaze [Vegan]

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9. Salted Honeycomb

vegan salted honeycomb candy dessert

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Honeycomb candy, unlike the honeycomb we associate with bees, is essentially an aerated hard caramel. It is a staple in England, but I could only find it in the imported sections of select stores in the US. Fortunately, it is so simple to make at home. It is light and crunchy and reminiscent of burnt caramel in flavor. The magic comes from baking soda, which instantly foams when it is added and creates air pockets as it sets in the sugar. This recipe calls for organic agave instead of corn syrup and a sprinkling of salt to bring out the flavor and balance the sweetness. Feel free to play with other liquid sweeteners like maple syrup or sorghum; both add flavor and are all-natural and vegan friendly. I use honeycomb in ice cream, on ice cream, or as a snack all on its own. Beware: this Salted Honeycomb by Incredible Vegan Ice Cream, Deena Jalal is addictively good.

10. Vegan Pineapple Honey

Vegan Pineapple Honey [Gluten-Free]

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Vegan honey … is that even possible? Yes it is! Today I show you how two simple ingredients can combine into a sweet and gooey, thick syrup that will fill any honey void you may have as a vegan. This Vegan Pineapple Honey by Anja Cass is so delicious!

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