• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Always a hit at Passover, this cake, courtesy of Roni Black of New York City, gets its light, airy texture from the use of matzo meal instead of flour.

    Ingredients

    • Nonstick spray
    • 3 large eggs, separated, plus 3 large yolks
    • 2/3 cup sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 3 cups grated Granny Smith apples (from 6 peeled apples), squeezed dry
    • 1 cup matzo meal
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
    • 1 tablespoon plum brandy, such as Slivovitz, or regular brandy
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 139 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 2 g 3.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.05%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 120 mg 5.01%
    • Calcium: 3 mg 0.31%
    • Potassium: 15 mg 0.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.49%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.52%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.04%
    • Vitamin C 1.14%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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