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Maple Passover Cake (Parve)

Maple Passover Cake (Parve)

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Spring has sprung and Passover will be here in no time! Can you believe it? I feel like time is flying and only a minute ago we celebrated Hanukkah.

I like to scroll through Pinterest for inspiration and recently, I found this pin. If you don’t read Hebrew, it features a formula to change any cake recipe to fit Passover. Naturally, I was really excited and I immediately tried it out of course.

If you aren’t familiar with Passover habits, Jews avoid bread and any pastry that has risen to symbolize the Jews escaping Egypt without any time to wait for the dough to rise when making bread for their way back to Israel. Therefore, we avoid regular flour during Passover and need to bake with matzo meal, which is a flour made from matzo - an unleavened flatbread that we eat during Passover.

Not all cakes work with just a matzo meal and that’s why making Passover desserts brings out the creativity in a baker. With the formula I found, any cake will work and will taste so good!

The formula is as follows: for each cup of flour in a cake recipe replace with:
1/3 cup matzo meal
1/3 cup potato starch
1/3 almond meal


Easy Passover Cake Recipe

That is it! It really is that simple, the potato starch and almond meal helps the matzo meal become less dense and the cake tastes delicious!

With this formula you can transform any cake to fit Passover, for example my carrot cake or beet cake recipe will work with this trick.

The recipe for this maple cake is parve (non-dairy) and can fit even more occasions. If you need the cake to be vegan, switch the eggs to 1/2 cup of applesauce.

Here is the recipe for my delicious Maple Passover Parve Cake:

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup matzo meal
  • 1/3 cup potato starch
  • 1/3 almond meal
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract/paste
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup any vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs

 Maple Passover Cake Recipe

For garnish

  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar

Amazing Passover Parve Cake

Preparation:

  1. Set the oven to 180°C/ 360°F with the fan.
  2. In a bowl, mix all the cake ingredients.
  3. Grease a loaf tin.
  4. Pour the cake batter into the tin.
  5. Bake the cake for 30 minutes and cool at room temperature.
  6. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top of the cake.
  7. Have a piece and happy Passover!

 Passover Cake Non-Dairy
To pin the recipe for later click here
Renana's Kitchen - Maple Passover Cake (Parve) .  Get ready for Passover with this delicious Maple Cake, and yes it’s parve! Plus, I reveal an easy formula so you can transform any cake to be fit for Passover! Get reading now! Renana's Kitchen - Maple Passover Cake (Parve) .  Get ready for Passover with this delicious Maple Cake, and yes it’s parve! Plus, I reveal an easy formula so you can transform any cake to be fit for Passover! Get reading now! Renana's Kitchen - Maple Passover Cake (Parve) .  Get ready for Passover with this delicious Maple Cake, and yes it’s parve! Plus, I reveal an easy formula so you can transform any cake to be fit for Passover! Get reading now!