Quarantine isn't ideal, especially when the kitchen becomes your best friend and has caused you to snack or bake unhealthy treats on the daily. However, Passover is an exception. The perfect way to finish off your Zoom family celebration is by munching on the perfect Passover Mandel Bread recipe. 

Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:45 mins
  • Total Time:50 mins
  • Servings:2
  • Easy


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 lb butter 2 sticks
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 3/4 cup matzah cake meal
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup potato starch
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts optional
  • 12 oz. chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
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  • Step 1

    Add two sticks of softened butter and 2 cups of sugar in a large bowl.

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  • Step 2

    Mix butter and sugar with a mixer.

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  • Step 3

    Add 6 eggs (one at a time) in bowl and mix.

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  • Step 4

    Take a separate bowl for dry ingredients and add 2 3/4 cup of matzah cake meal, 1/2 tsp of salt, and 3/4 cup of potato starch. Mix and then pour into the bowl with wet ingredients.

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  • Step 5

    Add chocolate chips and/or chopped walnuts to bowl. Mix.

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  • Step 6

    Take 2 tsp of sugar and 1 tsp of cinnamon and mix for topping of Mandel bread.

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  • Step 7

    Have a baking sheet ready with tinfoil. Wet your hands for less stick and remove half of the Mandel bread onto a baking sheet using your hands. Then take the rest of the Mandel bread out of the bowl.

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  • Step 8

    Use your hands to lengthen and flatten the dough into two loaves on baking sheet 2 inches wide and sprinkle top with the cinnamon and sugar mixture.

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  • Step 9

    Bake 45 min at 350°.

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  • Step 10

    Cool, slice, and enjoy!

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