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Kamish Bread/Mondlebrot

sjoantwe Nov 30, 2011 10:22 AM

I need the best recipe please. I like it crispy with lots of cinnamon. What are your favorites?

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  1. todao RE: sjoantwe Nov 30, 2011 10:50 AM

    What I have is Kamishbroyt, a Jewish bread, similar to biscotti". Is that close?

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      ChiliDude RE: todao Nov 30, 2011 12:24 PM

      Yes, mandelbrot is exactly like biscotti. Mandelbrot is translated as almond bread in German and Yiddish, and is baked twice just like biscotti. My wife bakes biscotti with slivered almonds. I suggest that you Google for recipes using the key words mandelbrot and biscotti, but one at a time.

    2. todao RE: sjoantwe Nov 30, 2011 02:08 PM

      If you're interested in the Kamishbroyt check my profile under "real name" and use that email info. to let me know.

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        another_adam RE: sjoantwe Dec 3, 2011 07:33 PM

        Our family's mandelbroit is very crunchy (a bit crumbly, even). It doesn't have cinammon, but you could add some to your liking. My grandmother made a dryer mandelbroit with more of a "crumb", and the family liked this recipe, while her cousins made this richer crumblier one. We liked theirs so much more that we ditched tradition and switched :)

        3 eggs
        1/2 cup oil
        3 cup sifted flour
        3 tsp baking powder
        2 tsp vanilla, or 1 tsp vanilla and 1 tsp almond extract
        1 1/2 cups sugar
        1/2 cup to 1 cup walnuts or almonds, chopped

        Preheat oven to 350°. Grease bottom of cookie sheet.
        Mix sifted flour and baking powder. Mix eggs and sugar, beat well, and add oil & vanilla. Mix well again. Then add flour, baking powder, and nuts. Form into 2 or 3 rolls, with oiled hands. Place on greased cookie sheets and bake 30-45 min. Cool slightly. Slice, turn on side, return to oven to toast for 5-10 minutes per side.

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