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Chocolate Spread

chocolate spread

This is a classic Israeli breakfast staple— shmear it on matzah, or use it on top of pancakes or blintzes for a guarantee that even the pickiest children will be running to the breakfast table. This Pesach version is Malky Vorhand’s brainstorm.

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  • 1½ cupsServings


  • 1 cup oil
  • 7 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2½ tablespoons cocoa


1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine oil, eggs, sugar, and cocoa. Beat until well-combined.

2. Transfer mixture to a double boiler and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened and caramelized, about 30 minutes.

3. Store in closed container. Doesn't need refridgeration.

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