Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Basically eaten during Passover, but we eat it year-round.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Break matzos in a large bowl.
  2. Pour hot water over them.
  3. After a couple of minutes, pour and squeeze out the surplus water.
  4. Add cinnamon and egg and mix well.
  5. Melt a little butter in a frying pan.
  6. Make small flat cakes of the mixture in the butter.
  7. Flip them when it starts getting crusty underneath.
  8. Cook through until well done but still soft.
  9. Serve immediately, with brown sugar sprinkled on top.
Most Helpful

Thanks for a good recipe. It was my first experience with Matzoh Brei, and will be making it again for sure, but will probably be experimenting with the basic recipe provided to see what I can come up with!

Chef de Sucre April 05, 2010

This is pretty close to the matzoh brei that my grandmother made--thank you for this awesome recipe--Zissen Pesach

petlover March 27, 2008