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farfel muffin on a white plate

Farfel Muffins

Marni Katz
Similar to popovers, these muffins make a great side dish during Passover!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Breads, Side
Cuisine jewish, Kosher
Servings 12
Calories 291 kcal


  • 3 cups farfel
  • 2 ½ cups hot water
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons oil onion oil is good too
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Generously grease the muffin tin with a bit of oil in each muffin opening and place into the oven to get hot for a few minutes.
  • Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl with a wooden spoon. The batter will be loose.
    farfel muffin batter in a glass bowl
  • Spoon the batter into the generously greased muffin tins that are hot. Be careful, the batter will sizzle!
    farfel muffin batter in a muffin tin
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 45-60 minutes, until golden brown and puffed up.
  • Remove from oven and immediately run a knife around the egdes to loosen and turn them on their side to cool.
    farfel muffins turned on their side to coll


Be sure to really grease your muffin tin well, or the farfel muffins will stick.  However, you do not want to use paper muffin liners, because you won't achieve the same fluffy interior and crusty outside that you get from the oil in the muffin tin.


Calories: 291kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 8gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 53mgPotassium: 92mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 99IUCalcium: 19mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Farfel, kosher for passover, Matzo, popovers
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