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And the Winner of our Matzah Cookoff 2008 is: Matzah Doughnuts

Posted by jewsnextdor on April 16, 2008

Matzah Doughnuts

Winner of Jews’ Next Dor Matzah Cookoff April 2008

Submitted by D.S. 4-13-2008 to the Jews’ Next Dor Matzah Cookoff 2008


Matzah doughnuts:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 TBS heavy cream
  • 1 TBS sugar
  • 1/4 ts vanilla extract
  • up to a 1/4 cup of very fine matzah meal
  • ¼ ts of baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • oil for frying

Caramel sauce:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

Whipped cream:

  • 1 cup of whipping cream
  • 1 TBS sugar
  • 1 TBS vanilla extract

Note: make sure matzah meal is really fine. If you cannot find extra fine matzah meal, run it through a food processor for a few minutes until meal is close to the consistency of flour.


Caramel Sauce:

  1. Heat sugar over medium high heat until sugar liquefies. Keep heating until sugar turns golden brown.
  2. Pour in all of the cream. There will be bubbling so be careful mix together and let cool.

Notes: it is really easy to burn the caramel so watch it closely and if it starts to smell burnt pour in the cream.

Whipped cream:

  1. Mix sugar vanilla and sugar and whip until soft peaks.

Matzah Doughnuts:

  1. In a large bowl beat eggs and sugar until they turn a lighter shade of yellow.
  2. Add heavy cream and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl mix half of matzah meal with baking powder.
  4. Mix in matzah meal with added baking powder.
  5. Keep adding and mixing in matzah meal until it is a little thicker than cake batter.
  6. Let mix sit in refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  7. Fill pot with at least 3 inches of oil and Heat oil to 350F
  8. Put up to 3 table spoon balls of batter in to oil at a time. The actual shape of the balls doesn’t matter
  9. Cook until golden brown.
  10. Plate with small amount of caramel under doughnut a dollop of whipped cream next to it and caramel swirl on top.

One Response to “And the Winner of our Matzah Cookoff 2008 is: Matzah Doughnuts”

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