Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Mandel Bread (Passover)
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Delicious served with a cup of tea.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Jewish
Serves: 12
  • 2¾ cups matzoh cake flour
  • ¾ cups potato starch
  • 1 cup, plus 4 tbs sugar
  • 1½ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • dash of salt
  • 1 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a small bowl, mix cinnamon with 4 tbs sugar, and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, starch and salt. In a separate bowl, mix together with a fork the oil, 1 cup of sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Add one cup at a time of the flour mixture until just combined.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips and hazelnuts.
  5. Separate the dough into 3 balls. Spread each ball into an oval on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle dough with half of the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes. After baking, and while they are still a little bit hot, slice into ½ to ¾ inch wide pieces.
  7. Turn pieces over on sides, and sprinkle again with the rest of the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  8. Lower the oven temperature to 200 and bake again for 10-15 minutes. Cool before serving.
Recipe by The Cuban Reuben at http://thecubanreuben.com/chocolate-chip-hazelnut-mandel-bread/