Recipe Inspiration

5 Twists on Honey Joys

Is there anything more Australian than dancing through a sprinkler with a Honey Joy in hand on a hot summers day? We don’t think so!


Here are 5 ways to spice up your tried and tested Honey Joy recipes. Perfect for reliving old memories, or creating new ones.

The best bit? These recipes are quick, easy, lunchbox friendly, and little-baker approved. Making them the ideal school-holiday activity.
So, if you love corn flakes, coconut, peanut butter, chocolate, marshmallows and above all sweet, tasty honey, read on!

1. Capilano Honey Joys

Our refined-sugar free take on this iconic Aussie treat is perfect for re-living treasured memories and creating new ones.
A simple melt-and-mix recipe for baking with the kids.

  • 432g (6 tbsp / 1 cup + 1 tbsp) Capilano Pure Honey
  • 100 grams unsalted butter, chopped
  • 5 cups cornflakes
  • 12 paper cup cake cases
Use this recipe as a base for future experimentation, get creative!

2. Honey joy Florentines by Kim Coverdale for Taste

Who doesn’t love chocolate? These choc-dipped joys are perfect for kids parties, events, fetes and special occasions. Quick to make and easy to stack in a container to-go!

  • 5 cups cornflakes
  • 120g butter, chopped
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 200g block milk chocolate, melted

Click here for the full recipe by Kim Coverdale for Taste.

3. Extra Crunchy Honey Joys by Nourish & Tempt

Wholesome crunchy and nutritionist-approved! These honey joys are a bit more sophisticated than the original, boasting a range of nuts and seeds to pack in the protein and flavour.

  • Cornflakes
  • Honey
  • Butter
  • Cashews
  • Flaked Almonds
  • Sesame Seeds 
  • Salt

Click here for the full recipe by Nourish & Tempt.

4. Chocolate Cornflake Cakes by A Baking Journey

Deliciously covered in rich dark chocolate, this crunchy and super-chocolatey treat is as loved by adults as it is by kids.

  • Cornflakes
  • Honey
  • Butter (unsalted)
  • Cooking Chocolate

Click here for the full recipe by A Baking Journey.

5. Coconut Nut-Free Paleo Honey Joys by Irena Macri

Nut-free and paleo. These healthy coconut honey joys are health conscious and tree-nut free. Using coconut flakes instead of the traditional cornflake, these sweet bites work well for work lunchboxes, and cover a lot of bases when it comes to allergies!

  • Banana chips
  • Unsweetened coconut flakes
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Coconut oil (in solid state)
  • Honey
  • Vanilla extract/essence
  • Small cupcake or muffin casings

Click here for the full recipe by Irena Macri.

We hope you’re feeling inspired to create your own Capilano Honey Joy moments.
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