A couple of years ago when I discovered the incredible flavor difference between local honey and the pale stuff they put in plastic bears at the grocery store, I was hooked. I wasn’t much of a honey eater until I discovered the good stuff.
I bought a jar of Bob’s Buzzy Bees Wildflower Honey produced in Yardville, Burlington County on a visit to Cherry Grove Farm a couple of weeks ago. I’ll have a full post on the visit to Cherry Grove later this week, but I wanted to do a quick post today about the honey I bought.
I decided to use the wildflower honey when making a frozen strawberry daiquiri (with fresh strawberries I picked at Springdale Farm). Instead of adding sugar, I added a little more honey, then a little more, then a little more, until the daiquiri was the perfect sweetness for me. It was so very good. I plan on making them like this from now on.
I didn’t follow a recipe, but here’s roughly how I frozen strawberry daiquiris with honey.
- 2 cups washed, hulled, and quartered fresh strawberries
- 2 cups ice
- 1/2 lime, juiced
- rum to taste (I used Bacardi white rum – not spiced)
- honey to taste
- Place strawberries, ice, lime juice, and desired amount of rum in a blender. Blend until smooth.
- Add a little honey. Blend. Taste.
- Continue to add honey, a little at a time until the drink is to your taste.
- I’d be interested in discovering if there is a local(ish) rum I could use in this recipe. Anyone know of any?
- I made this (minus the rum) for my boys. Thinned it out with a little water. They loved it.
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