Chocolate walnut mandelbrot

Chocolate walnut mandelbrot


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About this recipe: These rich chocolate chip and walnut mandelbrot or biscotti biscuits are made with matzo meal instead of flour for Passover.


Serves: 16 

  • 400g caster sugar
  • 225g pareve margarine
  • 6 eggs
  • 220g matzo cake meal
  • 100g potato starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 120g chopped walnuts
  • 325g chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Grease a large baking tray.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the 400g sugar and margarine until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, mixing well after each one. Combine the cake meal, potato starch and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in walnuts and chocolate chips. The mixture will be heavy. Form into 2 long oval logs. Place onto the prepared baking tray. Sprinkle the top with a mixture of 2 teaspoons sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes in the preheated oven, until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  4. Slice the logs into thick slices; set aside to cool.


If you prefer, you can arrange the sliced biscuits on the baking tray, and put back in a very low oven to dry out.

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