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Apple Cake for Passover

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling


20 servings

Updated: Apr. 16, 2022
Adding a dollop of whipped cream is a sweet addition to this passover cake! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Apple Cake for Passover Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2-1/4 cups matzo cake meal, divided
  • 4 large apples, peeled and sliced
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon potato starch
  • Whipped cream, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Dust a greased 13x9-in. baking dish 1/4 cup matzo meal; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine apples, 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon; set aside. In another large bowl, beat eggs until slightly thickened. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until thick and lemon-colored. Beat in oil and water. Combine potato starch and remaining matzo meal; add to egg mixture and mix well.
  3. Pour half of batter into prepared pan. Top with apples and remaining batter. Bake until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean, 40-45 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. If desired, top with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 294 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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