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Passover Desserts using Matzo Bread

Passover desserts are hard to perfect and depending on your restrictions it can be super tough to find a foolproof and satisfying dessert. Today I have two matzo bread based desserts that you and your kids will love.

Pistachio, Almond, Honey and Sea Salt Matzo

Passover Desserts

You’ll Need

  • 5 ounces chopped dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 sheets matzo
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped roasted unsalted pistachios
  • A flaky sea salt
  • Craisins (optional)
  • White chocolate to decorate (optional)


Melt chocolate in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water – or use a double boiler.
Remove the chocolate from heat and stir in the honey.
Spread the mixture evenly over matzo using a small offset spatula.
Sprinkle with pistachios .
Garnish with salty.

Let the matzo set

Passover Bread Pudding

Passover Desserts

You’ll Need

  • 4 matzos
  • 1 tablespoon apple
  • 3 oz raisins
  • 1 ½ oz dried apricots
  • 2 oz chopped and toasted almonds or favorite nut
  • 2 ½ oz sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 3 tablespoons matzo meal
  • 3 oz margarine
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons marmalade


  1. Break up the matzos into a bowl, cover with cold water and steep for 10 minutes.
  2. Drain and mash with a fork.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  4. Grease a 9 inch square baking dish.
  5. Combine mashed matzos add apple, raisins, apricots, nuts and mix well.
  6. Add half the sugar and cinnamon, nutmeg, honey, lemon zest and juice. Mix again.
  7. Beat eggs with the remaining sugar for a few minutes, until the mixture is creamy and the sugar has dissolved. Stir in melted margarine and scrape into baking dish.
  8. Level out and scatter over the 1tbs of sugar.
  9. Bake about 1 hour. until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and top is browned and slightly puffed
  10. Once baked melt marmalade or jam in a pan and brush over pudding to glaze and leave to cool.

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