Thursday, April 21, 2011

Mint-chocolate Caramel Matza

Another great thing about this year's first Passover seder was the dessert. My mom's cookies were beautiful (and tasty), and Meredith made a very special treat as well.
A couple weeks ago she found some mint-chocolate chips and decided that Passover was the best time to use them.

Funnily enough, my friend the Food Floozie made her own version (nearly the same) and posted hers a couple days ago. Hers uses a thicker topping and is cut really nicely. Meredith's is more "rustic" looking. Both are fantastic, of course!

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Mint-Chocolate Caramel Matza
Chocolate and caramel-covered matza is a sweet finish to a Passover seder.
7 matza boards1 cup brown sugar1 cup butter1 cup mint-chocolate chips
1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees.2. Line several baking pans with foil and then lay down parchment paper. Lay the matza on top of the parchment.3. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the brown sugar and butter until the mixture bubbles. 4. Turn the heat to medium-high and stir constantly until the mixture thickens and pulls away from the sides of the pan (around 3 minutes).5. Spread the carmel over the matza with a spatula.6. Bake matza for five minutes, remove and sprinkle with mint-chocolate chips.7. Wait five minutes and spread the chocolate over the caramel with a spatula.8. Let matza cool completely and break into several pieces each.
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 7 boards, enough for at least 20 people
This post is linked to Real Food Digest | Passover 2012 Blog Carnival

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  1. wow, that does look superb and yummy !!!

  2. This looks really delicious and different! :)

  3. Contrary to everyone else's opinion that matzah is cardboard (I seem to be the only one who can eat it without discomfort!), I think it's the perfect vehicle for all that sugary goodness. Gonna have to try it with mint ... sigh. And Mom's cookies look amazing!!!

  4. this is matzah i can eat. A chocolate matzah great recipe.i agree with the writer above that matzah tastes like cardboard except when it is egg matzah with apple juice in it.
    i am bbqing brisket for easter and having my jewish friends over for passover brisket with bbq sides-thats how i do easter and passover in the desert in arizoba


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