Try this on chicken or ribs. Sweetened your favorite iced tea or lemonade. If you want to use this in cookies or cakes in place of sugar which can be partiallY replaced by sugar in some baked desserts. Honey is an acid it will not fit in every recipe. Guidelines for substituting honey in recipes. If a recipe calls for 1/2-cup sugar or less, omit the sugar and use the same amount of honey instead. One-cup honey contains 1/4-cup water. As a rule, when you replace sugar with honey, cut the liquid by 1/4 cup. When a recipe calls for one cup of sugar, use one-cup honey and reduce the liquid by 1/4 cup. Becareful when you use honey in cake and cookie recipes, prevent overbrowning by lowering your oven temperature by 25 degrees.
- Place honey in a double boiler with hot water in bottom. Add ginger to honey.
- Bring water to a boil, and bring honey to 185°F and keep at 185°F for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Strain while still warm. Place in sterilized jars and cap.