Honey Challah recipe

Challah, a braided yeast bread, is traditionallyeaten on Shabbat. On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, challahis often rolled into a circular shape symbolizing the cycle ofthe year. The top is brushed with honey in honor of the “sweetnew year”. Recipe: Honey Challah 1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast1 1/4 cups warm water – divided …

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Lekach Honey Cake recipe

Lekach or Jewish honey cake is a honey-sweetenedcake symbolically eaten during the holiday of Rosh Hashana, inhopes of ensuring a sweet New Year. Recipe: Lekach Honey Cake 1/2 cup strong coffee1 cup honey1 tablespoon brandy (optional)2 large eggs2 tablespoons vegetable oil1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons …

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Curried Sweet Potato Latkes recipe

“The New Prospect Caf , a health-orientedrestaurant and catering company in Park Slope, Brooklyn, includesthese curried sweet potato fritters on their Hanukkah menu. Addsome fresh grated ginger to the pancakes for an Asian touch.Sweet potatoes need the flour to give the pancakes body.”- Joan Nathan. Recipe: Curried Sweet PotatoLatkes 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled1/2 cup …

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Flora Atkin’s Dutch Kichelkies (Little Kichel) recipe

In nineteenth-century America, kichlersor Haman’s Ears for Purim Night were small cookies (kichel iscookie in Yiddish), sometimes made from a pound-cake batter,deep-fried in butter, and bathed in sugar syrup flavored withcinnamon and rose water. Notice that butter was used in thisage before vegetable shortening.Haman’s Ears is also the American name for a kichel, kichelkies,or hazenblosen …

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Easy Honey and Fig Cake recipe

A deliciously dense spiced honey cake loadedwith chopped nuts and figs. Recipe: Easy Honey and FigCake 6 large eggs1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon ground allspice1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 cup honey1/2 teaspoon ground cloves2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 cup finely chopped dried figs (in grinder or food processor)3 1/2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour1/2 cup …

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Fig and Honey Spread for Challah recipe

A delicious cinnamon-scented citrus figand honey spread for challah. Recipe: Fig and Honey Spreadfor Challah 2 cups finely chopped dried Californiafigs2 naval oranges, finely chopped or ground1 cup sweet red wine1 cup honey2 cinnamon sticks Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.Simmer, stirring occasionally until mixture is thick and jam-like.Cool and store in refrigerator until needed. …

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Flourless Chocolate-Pecan Cake with Apricot Glaze recipe

This delicious cake will receive rave reviewsat Passover, as well as throughout the year. Recipe: Flourless Chocolate-PecanCake with Apricot Glaze 2 cups (12-ounce package.) semi-sweetchocolate morsels 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted margarine or butter, cut into pieces1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee granules 1 cup pecans, finely chopped 1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa 1/3 …

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Fruit and Honey Tzimmes recipe

A cinnamon-spiced, honey-sweetened stewof carrots, dried fruit and fresh cranberries served hot or coldas an accompaniment to the main course. Recipe: Fruit and Honey Tzimmes 2 cups water1/2 cup honey1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 pounds (about 6 cups) dried mixed fruit2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries*2 cups sliced (1/2-inch thick) carrots Combine water, honey and cinnamon …

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