This blog explains how I keep bees. It works for me, it might not work for you. Use my methods at your own risk. Always wear protective clothing and use a smoker when working bees.

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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Making Creamed Honey

Creamed honey is easy to make and is well received for holiday gifts. Creamed honey is granulated honey that is started with seed honey. The seed crystals replicate themselves to a fine texture.
The time table to make creamed honey:
  • Warm honey to 95 degrees
  • Mix in seed
  • Cool Rapidly
  • On the second day stir again, make sure the seed is spread out well
  • Third day, scrape off any foam floating on top. Bottle honey
  • Set in a cool place, 57 degrees is perfect for the honey to granulate.
  • Seven to Ten days, check on it to see if is set up or not. When the plastic container is firm the batch is ready.
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