Apple matzah pudding

    1 hour 5 min

    This is a really straightforward traditional parev recipe that includes the classic ingredients of matzah and cinnamon. It is ideal for Seder night as it makes a large pudding, just the perfect dessert after a heavy meal. The apple juice and egg mixture ensures the pudding is light and fluffy.


    Greater London, England, UK
    10 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 6 large matzahs
    • 100g melted margarine
    • 100g raisins
    • 4 apples – peeled, cored and roughly chopped
    • 5 eggs
    • 450ml apple juice
    • 3 tablespoons cinnamon
    • 200g sugar
    • sliced strawberries and icing sugar to garnish

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 C / gas mark 4.
    2. Break the matzahs into bite size pieces. Soak in water until soft.
    3. Drain and squeeze dry.
    4. Beat the eggs with the sugar. Add the apple juice, margarine and cinnamon.
    5. Stir in the apples, raisins and matzah.
    6. Pour into a large ovenware dish 35 cm/ 14 in x 23cm/ 9 in.
    7. Bake for 40 minutes or until set.

    Serving tip

    Dust the plate with icing sugar and garnish with sliced strawberries.

    Cook's note

    Make this pudding in advance and keep refrigerated for 2 days. Any variety of matzah will produce a great dessert; even the chocolate kind, should you to sweeten it a little more! Try making individual puddings in ramekins for a change – these will only take 25 minutes to bake.

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    My family thought it was wonderful. I enjoyed making it and now they want me to make another for Friday.  -  13 Apr 2017


    Followed the directions exactly and it was like a big mush. Far too much cinnamon and the whole thing didn't 'set'  -  11 Apr 2017