How to Make Grandma Ida's Fried Matzah (Matzah Brie)

Our family's matzah brie is a crispy breakfast treat for Passover or lazy Sunday! Made with unleavened bread (matzah), it's like French toast but crunchier!

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How to Make Grandma Ida's Fried Matzah (Matzah Brie) Recipe
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Heat pan with olive oil on medium heat

Heat pan with olive oil on medium heat

2
Break matzah into small pieces and put into medium size bowl

Break matzah into small pieces and put into medium size bowl

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3
Add about a cup of water to the matzah to dampen

Add about a cup of water to the matzah to dampen

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Drain water out of matzah and bowl. So you've just dampened the matzah not soaked it.

Drain water out of matzah and bowl. So you've just dampened the matzah not soaked it.

5
Add your 2 eggs or egg substitute.

Add your 2 eggs or egg substitute.

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Add your milk. We like soy. If you have flaxseed, add it now for crispness and nutrition.

Add your milk. We like soy. If you have flaxseed, add it now for crispness and nutrition.

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Mix in egg, milk, and matzah until the matzah is covered.

Mix in egg, milk, and matzah until the matzah is covered.

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Make patties of mixture in your pan. Keep on medium heat.

Make patties of mixture in your pan. Keep on medium heat.

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Let patties sizzle on each side until brown and crispy.

Let patties sizzle on each side until brown and crispy.

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Sizzle, sizzle! Brown and crispy! Finish to desired level of crispness. Mom likes it crispy all the way through. Dad likes it soft on the inside and a little crisp on the outside.

Sizzle, sizzle! Brown and crispy! Finish to desired level of crispness. Mom likes it crispy all the way through. Dad likes it soft on the inside and a little crisp on the outside.

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Salt to taste! Other optional toppings include: butter, Parmesan cheese, maple syrup, or Mom's crazy classic: pizza style with pizza sauce and melted cheese!

Salt to taste! Other optional toppings include: butter, Parmesan cheese, maple syrup, or Mom's crazy classic: pizza style with pizza sauce and melted cheese!

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