Here are two old recipes how to make fake honey or substitutes
2 recipes for substitute honey from the booklet Old Chemical Engineering Recipes
Recipe 1: 1500 g sugar, 525 g of water, the juice of 2 lemons. The mixture is stirred boil 10-15 minutes. Honey aroma is added when the mixture has cooled.
Recipe 2: 1500 g of sugar, 750 g water, 3 liters of buttermilk. The sugar is heated to boiling in water and foamed. Buttermilk is added to stirring constantly.
The water evaporates of mixture until it weighs about 2000 g Honey aroma added.