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hot honey in mason jar with drizzle of honey
Hot Honey
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Cooling Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Make your own Hot Honey at home with our easy recipe. Peppers simmer with honey for the perfect combination of sweet with a kick of heat.
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hot honey recipe, how to make hot honey
Servings: 16
Calories: 65 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  1. Combine honey, peppers and red pepper flakes in saucepot.
  2. Bring mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Strain and cool.
  4. Cover and refrigerate.
Recipe Notes

Makes 1 cup/16 servings

1 Tablespoon per serving

Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips

  • Use a combination of peppers or just one type of pepper
  • For an extra kick of heat add the seeds
  • Cool with peppers and then strain for extra heat


Nutrition Facts
Hot Honey
Amount Per Serving
Calories 65 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 13mg0%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 37IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 1mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.