Anieema's No-bake Chocolate Matzo Roll

4 squares plain matzo
water for moistening matzo
* cup sugar
3 Tbsp strong coffee 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate
1 Tbsp brandy (optional, but nice)
1 cup Passover margarine at room temperature
* cup chopped walnuts
glaze:
2 oz semi-sweet chocolate
3 TBSP water
garnish:
1 pint strawberries, washed but not hulled

In a large bowl, soak matzo in water briefly. Drain water and crumble matzo.

Melt chocolate with coffee and sugar in the top of a double boiler or in a small bowl in the microwave. Add brandy if using. Cool.

In a large mixing bowl, beat margarine until fluffy. Add chocolate mixture, beating well. Stir in matzo and nuts.

Place a piece of wax paper about 2 feet long on a work surface. Use a large spoon to shape a mass about 10" long and 2" in diameter. Wrap the wax paper around it and shape into a cylinder. Tuck the ends under, place on a plate, and refrigerate at least 3 hours until firm.

Melt glaze ingredients. Unwrap the roll, spoon glaze over it evenly, and chill again. To serve arrange on a platter surrounded by berries or serve slices on individual plates with a berry or two on the side. Slice with serrated knife. Serves 10-12. (This is very rich, so the servings are small).

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