Honey Storage Tips

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  • 60 degrees is the temperatures were honey crystallizes the fastest. The closer to 60 degrees the faster the honey will turn to crystal. Store your honey in the freezer to stop crystallization.
  • You can freeze honey and it will never turn to sugar. This will give you the ability to buy larger quantities of honey that you enjoy at a better price and it will store indefinitely.
  • Keep your honey from direct sunlight to maintain quality and flavor.
  • If you eat a little honey every day it will help some people to prevent colds in the winter. Honey is not sweet it has a pH level of four. This quality makes it excellence for fighting bacteria in wounds.
  • To replace sugar with honey in baking:
    1. Substitute 2/3 to ¾ cup of Honey per cup of sugar (depending on taste)
    2. Lower the backing temperature by 25 degrees.
    3. Decrease the amount of liquid by ¼ cup per cup of Honey used.
    4. Stir the mixture thoroughly.
    5. Watch the time carefully as things brown quicker with Honey