Authentic Jewish Bubba’s Honey Cake

(from the Jews for Jesus Cookbook)

Authentic Jewish Bubba’s Honey Cake

(from the Jews for Jesus Cookbook)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 C sugar
  • 1 C brown sugar, packed
  • 1 16 oz honey, slightly warmed (clover honey is good)
  • ½ C cold, strong coffee
  • 1 C peanut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5 ½ C flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp allspice
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 oranges, grated (peel, pulp & all)
  • 1 C walnuts, chopped *

* you can substitute the walnuts with chocolate chips, or chopped apricots, or cranberries—in fact please do, some people don’t like the nuts and some may be allergic to them

Preheat over to 350 degrees. Beat eggs with both sugars. Add honey, coffee, peanut oil and vanilla. In a separate bowl, sift flour with baking soda, powder and spices. Add grated orange to honey, then gradually beat in flour mixture. Add chopped nuts. Bake in 9 x 13 pan, which has been lined with baker’s parchment paper or a brown bag cut to fit the pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. If cake starts to burn before done, cover top with brown paper or lower temperature by 25 degrees. Makes 12-16 servings.


Melissa Moskowitz | Los Angeles

Young Adult Ministry

Melissa Moskowitz has been a part of Jews for Jesus since 1976. She was born and raised in the Bronx and came to believe in Jesus while in college. Throughout her 40 years of service with the ministry, she's had the opportunity to use her giftings in youth and young adult work; in publications; through photography; and for the past 16 years in young adult ministry. Currently living on the west side of Los Angeles (to be closer to her grandson), Melissa maintains a monthly Shabbat fellowship for young adults and other events for the LA young adult community. A new initiative for the LA branch that Melissa is spearheading is ArtShareCollective/LA, a visionary community of Jewish believing artists who desire to use their creativity for the Gospel.

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