8 Passover Cake Recipes You'll Love

passover chocolate torte and slice
Photo: Katherine Martinelli

Looking for the best desserts to serve during Passover? Whether you're in the mood for something rich and decadent (try this Passover Chocolate Cheesecake or Safta Miriam's Passover Seven Layer Cake), traditional (you can't go wrong with this Passover Apple Cake), or something simple and crowd-pleasing (this Passover Sponge Cake and this Passover Iced Lemon Loaf fit the bill), everyone at your Seder will love these kosher Passover cakes.

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Passover Chocolate Cheesecake

A chocolate cheesecake decorated with powdered sugar and white and dark chocolate with a Star of David stencil
alliesteinz

A crust made of chocolate macaroons makes this rich chocolate cheesecake kosher. This dessert is so delicious, everyone at your Seder will ask for the recipe.

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Passover Iced Lemon Loaf

Passover Iced Lemon Loaf
YoungChefBoyardee

This non-dairy loaf cake is made with matzo meal. "This was such a hit at my Seder that everyone swore I had cheated and used real flour," says recipe creator Talia Kornfeld.

03 of 08

Passover Chocolate Torte

passover chocolate torte and slice
Katherine Martinelli

You only need five ingredients (pareve margarine, semisweet chocolate, eggs, sugar, and ground almonds) to make this elegant and magazine-worthy treat.

04 of 08

Safta Miriam's Passover Seven Layer Cake

Safta Miriam's Passover Seven Layer Cake
mom2jk

"Relatives in Israel gave me the recipe so I was astonished to see it here," says reviewer chefVigi. "Egg concerns? Don't use them. It will turn out just fine. Wine concerns? Use grape juice pomegranate or cherry juice and will be delicious."

05 of 08

Passover Apple Cake

Passover Apple Cake
Deborah Anne Breo-Donohue

"My mother, Faye Grant, has been making this apple cake for her Seders for years," says recipe creator Shelley Ross. "It's the best apple cake you'll ever taste!!"

06 of 08

Passover Sponge Cake

Passover Sponge Cake
Allyson

This simple sponge cake, made with matzo cake meal and potato starch, is the perfect crowd-pleasing Passover cake that everyone will love.

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Passover Chocolate Sponge Cake

Passover Chocolate Sponge Cake
SBriz

This four-ingredient cake is made with just ground almonds, eggs, sugar, and semisweet chocolate. "When preparing the almonds, a hand grinder is preferable to a food processor or blender because electric machines bring out the oil in nuts," advises recipe creator Barbara.

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Passover Banana Coffee Cake

Passover Banana Coffee Cake
SFD

Who doesn't love a good coffee cake? This recipe, made with matzo cake meal and bananas, is perfect to serve for breakfast or after dinner during Passover.

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