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Garlic Hot Honey

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This homemade Garlic Hot Honey is simple and flavorful. Garlicky with slight back of the throat heat meets sweet honey. Drizzle it over brie cheese, pizza, cooked shrimp or roasted sweet potatoes. Yields 2 cups.
Course Homemade Ingredients & Condiments
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic hot honey, honey, hot honey
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
10 d
Servings 32 servings
Calories 45
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 10 cloves garlic smashed and peeled
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes
  • 16 ounces honey quality local is best


  • Add garlic, pepper flakes and honey to a clean pint size jar.
  • Secure the lid and let it sit on your counter for 7 to 14 days. The longer the more infused the honey will be.
  • Open the jar once a day and alternate flipping the jar as well. ie right side up one day, upside down the next.
  • Once infused, remove the garlic and chili flakes by pouring the honey through a strainer into a clean jar.
  • Secure a tight fitting lid and store in the refrigerator.


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 45kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 74IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg