Eating For Your Health

Tupelo Honey Gift Ideas

by Salvador Hill

If you're looking for a sweet gift for a special person in your life, consider a bottle or two of Tupelo honey.  The recipient can use the sticky treat to enhance everything from their morning tea to favorite dinnertime recipes.

Tupelo honey is known for its buttery sweetness and creamy consistency. It has a high fructose to glucose ratio, which allows it to convert into energy more easily in the body. Because of this, Tupelo honey typically won't cause the sugar crash that many other sweet products do. 

This special type of honey originates in the south, but you can purchase it online to enjoy it wherever you're at. You may even be able to save some money if you buy it in bulk to use as gifts or to enjoy yourself. 

Tupelo honey makes the ideal gift for a wide range of special events and occasions, including holidays such as Christmas and Valentine's Day, birthdays, anniversaries, housewarmings, and weddings. You can combine the sticky sweet treat with other complementary items to create a one-of-a-kind gift.

Here are some additional Tupelo honey gift ideas:

Tea and Honey

If the recipient is a tea lover, treat them to a box or two of their favorite type, such as Earl Grey, peppermint, hibiscus, or English breakfast tea. If your budget allows for it, you can also pick a more exclusive, gourmet variety as a surprise. 

Purchase a wicker gift basket that the celebrant can reuse, and put the tea boxes in it, along with a bottle of Tupelo honey. Include a high-quality, long-handled stainless steel spoon for stirring the honey into the hot tea. 

If you want to take the gift a step further, include a customized ceramic mug as well. Either pick one featuring a design, such as dogs or flowers, that you know the recipient will like or have one personalized for them. Customize the mug with a meaningful picture, the recipient's name or monogram, or a special quote or saying.

Honey-Inspired Basket 

As another idea, treat your friend or loved one to a gift basket filled with all things honey. Start with a bottle or tea of the Tupelo honey, and then add honey-dipped stir sticks for hot tea, natural beeswax candles, and honey-infused lotions, body creams, scrubs, and body washes. 

Other honey-inspired gift ideas include bottles of different-flavored kinds of honey, such as cinnamon and lavender, and a glass honey jar with a whimsical hive-shaped dipper.