During the Passover, unleavened bread bears great significance. Explore this article to learn more about its significance and how to prepare it at home.

Bread Recipes

Bread, rich in its delicacy, aroma and texture is certainly tempting. Especially during a festival like Passover in which unleavened bread bears a special significance and is a must-have, preparing delectable bread becomes absolutely essential. It is said that the enslaved Hebrew, while leaving the ancient land of Egypt, ate unleavened bread and hence, to commemorate the great freedom that their ancestors achieved all the Jews have traditionally been eating the same during the Passover festivals. However, the restrictions might make it appear beyond possibility to serve mouthwatering desserts at a Passover Seder, the ceremonial dinner. But it doesn't necessarily have to be so. In spite of these limitations during the Passover, there are myriads of ingredients available that can beget a yummy and delectable cake. Go through the following article and find some of the finest unleavened bread recipes for Passover. Prepare these Pesach recipes at home and treat your family and friends with mouthwatering delicacies.

Bread Recipes For Passover
Almond Bread
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Oil or Butter
  • 1 tbsp Almond Extract
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 small bag Slivered Almonds
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • Take a bowl and put sugar, eggs and 1 cup flour in it. Mix them well.
  • Add oil or butter, almond extract, slivered almonds and vanilla to the rest of the flour. Beat it well.
  • Grease two bread pans and pour the mixture into them.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Raisin Bread
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 3 cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • ½ cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Raisins
  • 1½ cup Sugar or Honey
  • 1 cup Vegetable Oil
  • Prepare dough of appropriate consistency by mixing all these ingredients.
  • Preheat the oven to approximately 400 degrees. However if you are using honey, heat it up to 375 degrees.
  • Now flour your hands slightly and split the dough into two halves. Pat both of the halves until it you get the desired thickness and width (approximately 3/8 inch).
  • Then cut the raw dough into squares. With the help of a fork prick the center of each square.
  • Now over the surface of the bread sprinkle a mixture of sugar (2 tablespoons) and cinnamon (half teaspoon).
  • Place the bread inside the oven and bake for about 20 to 15 minutes until it assumes a light brown color. Ensure that the bread doesn't get over baked; else it will be too brittle.
Passover Bread
  • Milk
  • Whole Flour
  • 1 pound butter
  • By mixing all these ingredients together try to obtain dough which is similar to the one made for a pie.
  • Split it into four parts, then roll and pat each part individually until it assumes the same thickness as that of pie dough.
  • Now using a fork pierce the center of each bread-dough.
  • Preheat the oven for some time and the start baking the dough at around 350 degrees, for around 30 minutes or until the edges begin to turn a little brown.
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2½ cups Flour
  • ½ cup Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • First of all sift the flour and the sugar together in a mixing bowl. Now add the olive oil to the flour mixture.
  • Start adding water slowly and keep mixing it continuously at the same time.
  • When you achieve the dough of perfect consistency, break some small pieces and make small round thin cakes.
  • Now one by one place the cakes on slightly greased baking pans. After you placed them on the pan, prick each of them in the center using a fork or any other similar tool. This prevents the bread from rising.
  • Preheat the oven at around 350 degrees and bake the cakes for about 20 to 25 minutes. Ensure that it doesn't get overdone.
  • The bread pieces which you will find will be flat and will resemble cookies.
Important Considerations
  • Jews can consume processed items, such as dry fruits, during a Passover only when they have a hechsher (mark of rabbinical certification of kashrut), on their packaging. It is extremely important for the Jews to read ingredients, in order to ensure that no non-kosher item has been included therein.
  • When you use the five grains, namely wheat, spelt (emmer), rye barley and oats, for any Passover recipe, take care that you do not mix them with water or anything that contains water. If in case if mix them ensure that the ingredients do not stand for more than eighteen minutes without being baked. Else the dish will become chametz, which is prohibited during the Passover.