Passover Almond Bread

Chocolate Mandelbrot
Mandelbrot für Pessach
A traditional Jewish baked good, almond bread is made for the Passover with matzah flour instead of regular white flour.
Course Bread
Keyword Passover
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 2 loaves


  • 1-3/4 cups sugar 400 g
  • 1 cup margarine 225 g
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup matzoh flour 200 g
  • 3-1/2 oz potato starch
  • 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 TL
  • 4 oz chopped almonds 115 g
  • 12 oz dark chocolate 335 g
  • 2 tsp sugar to sprinkle 2 TL
  • 1 tsp cinnamon to sprinkle 1 TL


  • Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C) and grease a large baking tray
  • In a large bowl, beat the sugar and the margarine until they are a foamy mixture
  • Add the eggs one at a time, then add the cornstarch, the potato starch and the salt to the egg mixture
  • Next add the walnuts and the chocolate; the dough should be thick at this point
  • Form the dough into two long oval loaves and lay them on the baking tray. Mix the remaining sugar with the cinnamon and sprinkle it on top of the loaves
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool and cut into slices
Adapted from Allrecipes Deutschland