Can You Use Honey That Has Crystallized?

Crystals Happen!

If it’s been a while since you last used your honey, you might find it has separated or crystallized. According to Master Beekeeper and President of the Puget Sound Beekeepers Association, Dawn Beck, this is a naturally occurring property with honey and is a simple result of water pulling away from the sugar solution. This “separation” results in a crystallization of the remaining sugars.

But you don’t need to pitch that jar of honey. Instead, there is an easy way to reconstitute those crystals! This tip from Dawn, “Turn on your oven light, place your jar of honey in the oven, and leave it overnight (no heat required!). By morning, your honey should have returned to its liquid gold state and be ready to use.

Image courtesy of https://savannahbee.com/blogs/the-latest-buzz/what-is-honey-crystallization-and-why-does-it-happen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let us know how this works for you? Have another idea, share in the comments below?

Rachel Linkhart

    Rachel Linkhart