Purchase matzo meal (ground matzos) wherever Jewish foods are sold.
1 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup honey
1/2 cup almonds, blanched, peeled,
1 1/2 tablespoons ground ginger
1 cup matzo meal
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup granulated sugar mixed with1 teaspoon ground ginger
In a deep saucepan, combine the 1 cup sugar and honey; stir over low heat, and
bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
Remove pan from
Mix almonds, ground ginger and matzo meal with eggs; mix well, using a fork.
Add the mixture to the syrup. Stirring constantly, cook over low heat until it reaches
the soft-crack stage on a candy thermometer.
Turn the mixture out onto a wet marble
slab or board.
Dip your hands in ice water; use the palms of your hands to flatten
the mixture to a thickness of 1/2 inch.
Sprinkle the mixture with the ginger-flavored
sugar and let it cool slightly.
With a sharp, wet knife, cut the candy into about 25 squares or diamonds.