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This rich, nutty confection is soaked in a honey-citrus syrup, giving it a flavor much like baklava. For the best flavor, soak overnight, and serve chilled.

Marcy Goldman
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2004

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Karry Hosford

Recipe Summary

Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • To prepare cake, coat a 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray. Place 3/4 cup granulated sugar and next 4 ingredients (3/4 cup granulated sugar through eggs) in a large bowl; beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in matzo cake meal and next 5 ingredients (matzo cake meal through 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon), beating until well blended. Pour into prepared pan; bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool completely.

  • To prepare syrup, combine 2/3 cup granulated sugar and remaining ingredients in a heavy saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally. Cool completely. Pierce top of cake several times with a fork; pour syrup over cake. Cover and chill.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 7.8g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 2.9g; poly fat 3.7g; protein 3.6g; carbohydrates 39.3g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 35mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 76mg; calcium 20mg.
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