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I purchased some comb honey last year from another vendor and it has crystallized. I understand that with regular honey you can heat it and return it to its normal state. My question is can you do comb honey that way also? If so, what is the temperature of the water bath you need to reach for this to work? If not any ideas? Thanks for your help. Kilnrat
 

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I imagine you could put the comb in a glass jar in a water bath just below a boil. All should melt and once removed from heat, the wax should solidify above the now liquid honey. I tried making beeswax lotion bars with a touch of honey, and the honey did not mix. It sank to the bottom of the bar once the beeswax re-solidified.
 

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If it's for you, I would just eat it. It will taste fine and it won't run off the biscuit or toast so fast. If you're selling it, label it as "creamed" comb honey and charge extra. Give out free samples if you have to, so they can see it tastes good and won't run off the cracker (or whatever you're doing the sample on).
 

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If it's for you, I would just eat it. It will taste fine and it won't run off the biscuit or toast so fast. If you're selling it, label it as "creamed" comb honey and charge extra. Give out free samples if you have to, so they can see it tastes good and won't run off the cracker (or whatever you're doing the sample on).
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If it's for you, I would just eat it. It will taste fine and it won't run off the biscuit or toast so fast. If you're selling it, label it as "creamed" comb honey and charge extra. Give out free samples if you have to, so they can see it tastes good and won't run off the cracker (or whatever you're doing the sample on).
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I purchased some comb honey last year from another vendor and it has crystallized. I understand that with regular honey you can heat it and return it to its normal state. My question is can you do comb honey that way also? If so, what is the temperature of the water bath you need to reach for this to work? If not any ideas? Thanks for your help. Kilnrat
Don't try it, you will end up with dark honey...and a mess. Good suggestions here from the "Mikes"
 

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...except that "creamed" is a specific process that doesn't apply to crystallized comb honey.

Don't get me wrong, I would still sell it, I might even boost the price, but I wouldn't call or label it creamed....that just confuses everyone (and I believe creamed, whipped, and spun are trademarked terms.

It is not creamed, it is naturally crystalized.
 

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...except that "creamed" is a specific process that doesn't apply to crystallized comb honey.

Don't get me wrong, I would still sell it, I might even boost the price, but I wouldn't call or label it creamed....that just confuses everyone (and I believe creamed, whipped, and spun are trademarked terms.

It is not creamed, it is naturally crystalized.
I know a guy who was selling "spun honey" and got a letter from Sioux Honey (apparently they own the trademark). He changed the lettering to "sbun honey" and never heard from them again.
 
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