Unleavened Recipes

During the seven-day Feast of Unleavened Bread, God commands us to symbolize putting sin out of our lives by putting leavening out of our homes. At the same time He tells us to picture putting the righteousness of Jesus Christ into our lives by eating unleavened bread every day of the festival (Leviticus 23:6).

To help you fulfill this commandment and enjoy the festival to the fullest, you can use this section look up recipes for delicious unleavened breads, desserts and treats. If you have any unleavened recipes that you don't see here, please submit them to be added.

Unleavened Recipes

Newest Unleavened Recipes

This salad is a main dish kind of salad. It uses Italian salad dressing, so it...

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A sweet little treat that's easy to make, hard to resist

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Fresh apple or pear hidden under a large, baked pancake.

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Dense, moist and delicious oatmeal/coconut cake.

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Blend it up, pour it in and cook! Super easy and amazingly delicious!

Preptime - 5 minutes | 1 comments | Rating: 5/5

A chocolaty rich dessert with a healthy twist.

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Blend it up, pour it in and cook! Super easy and amazingly delicious!

Preptime - 5 minutes | 1 comments | Rating: 5/5

If you like Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream, you will love these cookies!

Preptime - 30 minutes | 0 comments | Rating: 5/5

Yummy, just pop these in your mouth for a nice snack

Preptime - 15 minutes | 1 comments | Rating: 5/5

Creamy, sweet raspberry cheesecake atop a light, crispy crust.

Preptime - 90 minutes | 1 comments | Rating: 5/5

Make your own fast and easy wraps/tortillas

Preptime - 20 minutes | 1 comments | Rating: 5/5

Fill the house with the smell of scrumptious brownies even during the Spring Holy...

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Look for Leavening

During Unleavened Bread we are to have no leaven or leavened products in our home (Exodus:12:15; Exodus:12:19; Exodus:13:7).

Leaven is a food additive, which causes bread or bread products to rise. The apostle Paul used this property of leaven to teach Christians that a "puffed up" attitude is sin (compare 1 Corinthians:5:2 with 1 Corinthians:5:6-7).

Leaven includes yeast, a biological leavening agent that produces fermentation, and chemical leavening agents such as baking powder, baking soda (sodium bicarbonate), and potassium bicarbonate.

Items such as bread, cake, crackers, cookies and prepared cereals and pies that contain leavening must be put out. Doing this is symbolic of putting both the visible and hidden sins out of our lives.

Homemade cream puffs, angel food cake, popovers and sponge cake, while light and fluffy, need not contain any of the above ingredients. Most pie crust recipes (except for graham cracker crusts) are unleavened. However, these products, when purchased from stores or bakeries, frequently do include leavening. Check the ingredient list.

Even though pita bread, flour tortillas and graham crackers are flat, they do contain leavening. Even some brands of matzos marked "kosher for Passover" can also list baking soda or baking powder in the ingredients! So be careful.

Although the following ingredients are associated with leavening products; they are not, by themselves, leavening agents: brewer's yeast, yeast extract (a flavoring), cornstarch and cream of tartar (a dry acid). Cream of tartar, being an acid, merely neutralizes the alkaline nature of baking soda and does not, by itself, cause dough to rise.

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