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Eran’s Mom’s Famous Matza Cake Recipe

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Eran’s Mom’s Famous Matza Cake – עוגת מצה

Ingredients

Matza Cake Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa
  • ¼ Cup Coffee, strong and warm
  • 2 Sticks Butter (or Non-Dairy Buttery Spread)
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Almond Extract
  • 8-12 Pieces Matza
  • Grape Juice, Orange Juice or sweet wine

Preparation

  1. Take the butter (or non-dairy substitute) out of the fridge and let soften at room temperature.
  2. Mix the cocoa into the coffee and stir until well mixed, then let cool.
  3. When butter is soft, combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and combine well (best with a mixer) until a rich, and slightly thickened butter cream is formed. Matza Cake Ready to Layer
  4. Pour grape juice, orange juice or sweet kiddush wine into a dish large enough to dip the Matza. You can use 1, 2 or all 3 liquids.
  5. Dip both sides of a piece of Matza in the liquid, then place on a flat surface lined with plastic wrap.
  6. Spread the butter cream on the Matza.
    Matza Cake First Layer
  7. Repeat steps 5 & 6 until you use up the butter cream. The thicker the layer of butter cream, the sweeter the cake will be, but you should have at least 8 pieces of Matza.
  8. Align all of the layers of the Matza so that it will be easier to cut.
    Matza Cake
  9. Wrap the cake in the plastic wrap, and then wrap this in aluminum foil.
    Matza Cake
  10. Refrigerate Cake overnight.
  11. If you don’t want to use the raw egg in the recipe, you can omit it.

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