Haroset Cake with Zabaglione Sauce Haroset is a fruit-and-wine concoction eaten during the Passover Seder and said to represent the mortar that the Israelites used to build Pharaoh's temples. Here's a flourless cake that uses those flavors to create a dessert perfect for Passover - and with a luscious, thick, Italian sauce (pronounced zah-bahl-YOH-nay).
Just like the many traditions that can be found within the Jewish faith, you can also find different ways of making #haroset, depending on taste and culture. Here is Susan Barocas's take on Moroccan haroset balls that she made for the First Family at their White House #Seder in 2015!
Passover is next week, and I am looking forward to a trip to the east coast to spend it with family in New York (1st night) and Connecticut (2nd night). (Plus, I was able to fit a couple book launch events in!) Feel free to follow along with me on Instagram, @theforestfeast. This tasty mousse recipe is from my new book, and I think it would be perfect for Passover if you are looking for a dessert idea to end your meal. I had a version of it at a friend’s house for dinner once and had to go…
This recipe is adapted from Michael Selig of Little Rock, Arkansas. Bill Yosses, the White House pastry chef at the time, and I prepared it together and served it at the 2012 White House Passover seder.