Shows and Events

There are three shows that we support:

 

Road to the Isles Show - cancelled in 2018

 

Sunart Agricultural Show – 11/08/18 - event form and produce list is available by e-mail from sunartshow@yahoo.com

There is just 1 category in the show and this is in the ALTERNATIVE PRODUCE section as follows:

61. Jar/Comb Honey

 

Lochaber Agricultural Show – 25/08/18 - application forms are found at http://www.lochaberagriculturalshow.co.uk/

 

The 5 categories in the show  are as follows:

 

Section 7 - Honey

Class

87 Jar of Honey, from beekeepers own bees

88 Piece of Cut Comb, from beekeepers own bees

89 Frame of Capped Honey Comb, from beekeepers own bees

90 Beeswax Candles

91 Honey Cake

Awards

Rosette for best exhibit

Peter Brown Memorial Trophy

 

Recipe is as follows:

 

Honey cake

Preparation time :     less than 30 mins

Cooking time :      30 mins to 1 hour

Serves 8

 

Ingredients

  • 170g/6oz clear honey
  • 140g/5oz butter
  • 85g/3oz light muscovado sugar
  • eggs, beaten
  • 200g/7oz self raising flour, sieved
  • water

For the icing

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F/Gas 3 and butter and line the bottom of a 7in/18cm cake tin.
  2. Measure the honey, butter and sugar into a large pan. Add a tablespoon of water and heat gently until melted.
  3. Remove from the heat and mix in the eggs and flour. 
  4. Spoon into the cake tin and bake for 40-45 minutes until the cake is springy to the touch and shrinking slightly from the sides of the tin.
  5. Cool slightly in the tin before turning out onto a wire rack.
  6. While the cake is still warm, make the icing by mixing the sugar and honey together with 2-3 teaspoons of hot water. Trickle over the cake in whatever design takes your fancy.

 

We are located at:

Lochaber Beekeepers Association

Tigh Na Feidh Achintore Road

Fort William

PH33 6RN

Contact us today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:

 

+44 7768 805040 +44 7768 805040

secretary@lochaberbeekeepers.org

 

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