Cinnamon Apple Matzah Brei

Products Used


  • 1 Fuji or Jazz apple, washed, peeled and small diced
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons, divided Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 pieces matzah, broken into bite-sized pieces
  • Warm water
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts or pecans for garnish
  • For garnish Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar


      1. In a medium bowl, toss together diced apple, cinnamon and 1 tablespoon light brown sugar.
      2. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large non-stick sauté pan over medium heat and add apples. Sauté for 3-5 minutes or until apples are soft.
      3. While apples are sautéing, soak matzah in warm water to soften for 15 seconds and drain. Add eggs, almond extract, salt and 1 tablespoon Imperial Sugar Light Brown Sugar to matzah.
      4. Add 1 tablespoon butter to softened apples over medium heat. Once melted, add matzah mixture to the pan and sauté until eggs are set, about 5 minutes.
      5. Divide matzah brei between two dishes and top with ricotta cheese and nuts. Sprinkle with more cinnamon and sugar and serve hot.
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      Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Amy Kritzer @whatjewwannaeat.

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