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Catholic Recipe: Matzo Bread


  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1/3 cup oil (vegetable or peanut)
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2 cups matzoh meal
  • 3 eggs


Serves: 25

Yield: 5-7 small loaves, each loaf serving 8-10 people.

Prep Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:11+

Origin: Israel


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Also Called: Matzah, Unleavened Bread, Matzo

Unleavened bread or matzo bread is easy to make, and tastes much better than storebough matzah.


Mix together first four ingredients. Add matzoh meal. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg is added. Wet hands with cold water to keep from sticking to dough. Roll dough into circles about 4 or 5 inches in diameter.

Bake on greased cookie sheets at 400┬░ for about thirty minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Source: Family Lenten Handbook--Change My Heart by Gerald Twomey, C.S.P., Paulist Press, 1977