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Erev Yom Kippur

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Ingredients 3 eggs 1 1/3 cups honey 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup strong black coffee 2 tsps. baking powder 3 Tbsps. margarine, softened 1 tsp. baking soda 4 cups flour 1 tsp cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour a 9 by 13-inch cake pan. In a...
This recipe freezes well and can be made in advance, if you want to get a headstart on your Rosh Hashanah baking. Just make and add the glaze later, after defrosting. Ingredients 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 cup honey 7/8 cup oil 1 tbsp. coffee dissolved into 1 c...
On the day before Yom Kippur it is customary to ask for and receive lekach (honey cake—signifying a sweet year) from someone—usually one’s mentor or parent. One of the reasons given for this custom is that if it had been decreed, G‑d forbid, that during t...
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