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Matzoh-and-Honey Fritters

Prep time 15 mins
Stand time 5 mins
Fry time 4 mins

Makes 16 fritters


  • 1 (10-ounce) package plain matzoh
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 5 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins or chopped dried plums
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

How to Make It

  1. Break matzoh into pieces, and place in a large bowl. Cover with 2 1/4 cups water; let stand 5 minutes or until matzoh is softened. Add eggs and next 4 ingredients, stirring until blended.

  2. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a large skillet, and heat to 375°. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into hot oil; fry, in batches, 2 minutes on each side or until golden and done in center. Drain on paper towels.

  3. Arrange fritters on a serving platter. Drizzle evenly with honey; sprinkle with walnuts. Serve immediately.