Simple Honey Birthday Cake Recipe

Perfected over the years this is our favorite cake recipe!

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1  cup honey
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Powdered sugar
  • berries of your choice

(We used black berries, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Butter and oil the baking pans. 
Cream butter and honey
Beat eggs separately;  add to butter and honey
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt. 
Alternate between adding flour and milk to honey/butter mixture.
Mix until well blended. 
Pour into cake pans. 
Bake for about 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in center. 
Cake will be light golden brown.
Stack cakes on top of each other once they have cooled. 
Using a sifter sprinkle powder sugar over cakes.
Top with berries of your choice. 


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