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Passover Chocolate Sponge Cake

Posted by Anonymous This cake uses ground almonds to replace the wheat flour usually found in cakes. When preparing the almonds, a hand grinder is preferable to a food processor or blender because electric machines bring out the oil in nuts. If a blender or food processor is used, grate only 1/2 cup at a time. Do not pack down when measuring. Passover Chocolate Sponge Cake Ingredients 6 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, chopped 10 eggs, separated 7/8 cup white sugar 2 cups ground almonds Instructions 1 Melt chocolate in top of double boiler; set... read more

Jewish Coffee Cake

Posted by Anonymous A moist sour cream coffee cake. This is a great recipe from an old friend. Jewish Coffee Cake Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter, melted Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x9 inch pan. Combine the flour, baking soda and baking powder; set aside.2 In a... read more

Honey Cake II

Posted by Anonymous Honey cake for Rosh Hashana. Honey Cake II Ingredients 3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice 4 eggs 3/4 cup white sugar 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups honey 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup raisins 1 1/2 cups honey 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup water 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 2 ounces slivered almonds for topping Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees... read more

Honey Cake I

Posted by Anonymous This is an old German recipe. The cake improves with aging, so bake several days ahead. Honey Cake I Ingredients 4 eggs, separated 3/4 cup white sugar 1 cup honey 1/3 cup vegetable oil 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 3 teaspoons instant coffee granules 1 cup hot water Instructions 1 Mix coffee in hot water, and then cool.2 In a large bowl, beat the yolks with the sugar until creamy. Add the oil and then the... read more

Jewish Apple Cake I

Posted by Anonymous A delicious cake filled and topped with apples and cinnamon. Jewish Apple Cake I Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 cups white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 1/4 cup orange juice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 apples - peeled, cored and sliced 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 5 teaspoons white sugar Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 10 inch tube pan. Combine the ground cinnamon and 5 teaspoons of the sugar together and set aside.2 In... read more

Jewish Apple Cake II

Posted by Anonymous Yellow cake filled with apples and cinnamon. Jewish Apple Cake II Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 4 eggs 2 1/2 cups white sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 apples - peeled, cored and sliced 1 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup orange juice 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 5 tablespoons white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 10 inch tube pan.2 Sprinkle sliced apples with 5 tablespoons white sugar and the ground cinnamon. Toss to coat... read more

Passover Brownie Cake

Posted by Anonymous I experimented for years to come up with a brownie made with matzoh... this is the best! Passover Brownie Cake Ingredients 5 eggs 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 1/2 cups white sugar 1 1/4 cups matzo cake meal 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 1 1/4 cups chopped walnuts Instructions 1 In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs and the sugar together. Add the oil. Mix in the cake meal and the cocoa.2 Add nuts, or use the nuts as a topping. I put nuts on top rather than in this cake for two reasons. They make the top look good without having to... read more

Passover Sponge Cake (Plava)

Posted by Anonymous A light lemon sponge cake, suitable for Passover. A good use for that leftover matzo meal too. Passover Sponge Cake (Plava) Ingredients 9 egg whites 9 egg yolks 1 1/3 cups confectioners' sugar 1 1/2 lemons, juiced 1/2 cup potato flour 1/2 cup matzo cake meal Instructions 1 Beat whites until stiff. Beat in confectioners' sugar. Beat together yolks and lemon juice: fold yolk mixture into egg whites. Fold in potato flour and matzo meal. Pour batter into ungreased tube pan.2 Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for approximately 1... read more

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