Matzo Cocoa Brownies

    Matzo Cocoa Brownies

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    Using matzo cake meal and cocoa powder, you can make tasty matzo brownies to eat during passover. Filled with chopped walnuts, then underbaked to keep them moist.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 24 

    • 5 eggs
    • 2 1/2 cups (500g) caster sugar
    • 1 1/4 cups (310ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 1/4 cups (100g) matzo cake meal
    • 1 1/2 cups (130g) cocoa powder
    • 1 1/4 cups (150g) chopped walnuts

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Whisk eggs and sugar. Add oil. Mix in matzo cake meal and cocoa. Add nuts or use as a topping.
    2. Bake in a greased 23cm x 33cm baking tin at 160 degrees C for 30 minutes. Check the brownies and return to the oven an additional 5 minutes if needed. The secret to moist brownies is to underbake them.

    Nuts

    I put nuts on top rather than in the brownies for two reasons: They make the top look good without having to ice them and for those who don't or can't eat nuts, they are easily removed without having to search for them.

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    I thought these brownies were great! It's so hard to find a passover dessert recipe that tastes delicious as well. This did it. I'll be making these every year!  -  21 Apr 2000  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    19

    Wonderful recipe. Similar but better than Passover Brownies in Second Helpings Please. For easy removal, I greased pan & lined it with parchment paper, which I also greased. At 30 minutes, toothpick doesn't come out clean but the top is set & brownies are perfectly moist. Note: Cake meal is ground finer then regular matzo meal. You can make matzo cake meal by using blender to grind matzo meal into a fine powder. Strain to sift out any lumps. Brownies freeze well. If freezing, don't ice until defrosted. Optional Icing: In microwave, melt in 20 second intervals, 6 ozs. semi-sweet chocolate squares or chips, 1½ tbsps. margarine & 1/8 + 1/16 tsp. water.  -  27 Mar 2010  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    The best Passover brownies I have ever made. If you don't have cake meal you can use regular matza meal - the consistency will be a bit less smooth, but they will be great nonetheless - and won't last long.  -  25 Apr 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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