Matzo Crack Cake

Matzah Crack Cake with Layers of Chocolate and Chefanie Sheets

Matzah Crack Cake with Layers of Chocolate and Chefanie Sheets

Passover is the perfect time to experiment with Matzo. This Matzo Crack Cake is sweet, crunchy, chocolatey and perfect for your passover seder. 

RECIPE

Ingredients:

Cake

- 8-10 Matzos

- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter

- 1 cup packed brown sugar

- 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

- Chefanie sheets (for decorating)

Buttercream Frosting:

    •    4 cups powdered sugar

    •    1 t salt

    •    ½ cup butter, softened 

    •    (Up to) 1/2 cup of heavy cream

    •    3 tsp. vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

- Preheat the oven to 350ºF

- Line 3 baking trays with parchment paper 

- Lay full matzo crackers on the lined baking sheets, and with the extra space break some crackers in half to fill the extra space

- In a saucepan, melt the butter on a medium heat

- Once melted, add the brown sugar and stir constantly until a smooth mixture forms. Carefully feel the mixture to make sure the mixture is not grainy.

- Quickly pour the hot sugar butter mixture on top of the matzohs and spread with a spatula to cover every matzo completely

- Place matzoh in the oven for 7-10 minutes until the sugar mixture begins to bubble

- While the cake is in the oven, whisk together buttercream ingredients until smooth and fluffy

- Take out of the oven and immediately place chocolate chips on the hot matzoh 

- The chocolate chips will melt, spread the melted chocolate to cover the whole cracker evenly

- Once the matzo are cool enough to be handled, stack them making sure to align all the corners perfectly

- Place the assembled matzo cake in the freezer to ensure that it sets completely

- Once fully set, spread buttercream frosting on the sides and top of the matzo cake 

- Cover with Chefanie Sheets, trim and enjoy!