Not Your Average Matzo Brei
Seasonal & Holiday Eats!
This phenomenal start to a Pesach morning is a kicked up version of the classic. It can be served with any jam of your liking, maple syrup, cinnamon sugar, or just as is. It requires more work than the conventional version, but it’s well worth it!
4 eggs (separated yolks from whites)
2 cups of milk (can use water or apple juice)
3 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 box of matzo
Jam of choice (strawberry is a particular favorite)
Real Maple Syrup
Crack and separate eggs into two bowls and set aside. Crush Matzo slices into small pieces into a large bowl. Add milk (or water) to moisten. Depending on the consistency, you can add more liquid if necessary. You do not want it too dry! Add egg yolks and incorporate. Add brown sugar, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, salt and mix well.
Beat egg whites until they achieve stiff peaks. Then gently fold them into the matzo mixture making sure not to mix the air out. Once fully incorporated, pour into a large well oiled or buttered non-stick pan. Cook undisturbed for about 4-5 minutes on medium heat or until golden brown. Take a large frying pan lid or a plate, cover the pan and invert Matzo Brei onto it and then slide it back into the pan to cook the other side. Cover with lid and cook for an additional 3 minutes, again until golden brown. ** Make sure you do not overcook it or else it will be too dry on the inside! Once both sides are done, slide onto a serving platter, slice into wedges and serve hot with your favorite topping (like Cherries!). Serves 8.