Baked babka freezes really well! Twist the dough into a figure 8 and pinch the ends together. You can follow the recipe up until the baking part and freeze the dough in zipped topped bags. Chocolate vs Cinnamon Babka. Two delectable apple cinnamon babkas? This bread is delicious! I made this for breakfast this morning and it was delicious (and really fun to make)! Your email address will not be published. Bake tender, delicious homemade cinnamon-filled babka with this tested recipe and illustrated step-by-step photo tutorial. My very picky toddler kept stealing bites when I had any. Remove the dough from the refrigerator and allow to come to room temperature, about 1 hour. I followed the recipe exactly and had no issues—the dough was beautiful, there were no issues with leakage when baking, and it rose and baked beautifully in 65 minutes. The babka will be golden brown and should have a hollow sound when tapped. Mix together the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl.

Right photo below (after 2nd rise): Dough is nice and puffy. It almost seems like cookie dough in texture. Again, do not worry if the layers fall apart a little.

Filling 1 cup brown sugar 4 tsp cinnamon 2 TBSP all purpose flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup walnut, chopped 1 cup California Raisins 2 large apples, peeled and thinly sliced into bite-size pieces ( 2 – 2.5 cups) The entire process of adding the butter should take around ten minutes. The full written recipe is below, but let me walk you through the steps so you can understand the process before starting. To learn more about California Raisins and to get more recipe ideas, check out!

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Chocolate Chips. click here It was hilarious! This is a fantastic recipe! Add the remaining sugar, the butter, egg yolks, salt, and 1 cup (125g) flour. Place into your greased loaf pan, then let it rise until puffy, about 1 hour. In terms of taste and texture, it’s like a brioche loaf. If you want to make babkas for a party and do not want to worry about making dough the day of the party, you can actually make the dough ahead of time and freeze it. As I am more of a visual learner I found it a lot easier to watch a few videos before I attempted it for the first time.

Thank you for the recipe.

The smell alone is reason enough to bake this up in your kitchen. Thanks so much, appreciate you taking the time to reply. There is something about the flavours that feel so warm and comforting, and I feel like it’s one of those flavours that never really go wrong. Everyone loves a good apple cinnamon muffin! Carefully transfer the twist to one of the prepared loaf pans - a large pastry scraper comes in handy here. Prep Time 40 mins. Ingredients. Who doesn’t want to eat delicious bread with added benefits? I followed the instructions exactly and it turned out really well! I prefer to let the dough rise in the refrigerator overnight, but if you prefer you can let it rise at room temperature for 1-2 hours, or until it has just about doubled in size. When you are ready to bake it, just let it defrost completely and follow the instructions to bake. To make the filling, in a bowl, mix together the cinnamon powder and brown sugar until well combined. Once a soft dough forms that can easily be removed from the hook by hand, transfer it to a lightly floured surface and knead several times, or until you have a smooth ball of dough. I may be adding things incorrectly, but I only used 1.5 + 3 tbs of flour for the dough (followed the instructions) even though the ingredients listed 2.5? Here’s my Baking with Yeast guide. You want to tightly roll up the dough in a jelly roll–style tight log.

Remove from the oven, and let it cool completely before slicing. The yeast should begin to bubble and foam after about 5 mins.

Bake the loaves for 25-30 minutes until browned and crusty and a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. The final product will still be beautiful. Course: Dessert. So I found the Platinum yeast you recommend and bought a bunch (in case a shortage). Once the dough has risen, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Using a very thin skewer, poke a few holes into the babka. 2/3 cup Unsalted butter, cubed and room temperature (150g), 2 small apples, a sweeter variety like fuji is a good option, cut into small cubes, 2/3 cup and 1 tbsp brown sugar, plus a little more for sprinkling (II) (130g), 1/3 cup + 1tbsp unsalted butter, softened (II) (130g), Combine the flour, sugar and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer fixed with a dough hook and combine, Add the eggs and water and mix on medium until the dough comes together, Add salt, then the butter one cube at a time until fully incorporated and dough is smooth, Oil a medium sized bowl and place the dough in it, cover with cling wrap and let rest in the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours, Place the cubed apple, butter and brown sugar (I) in a saucepan, Stir constantly and cook until softened, about 10-15 minutes, In another bowl mix the unsalted butter (II), brown sugar (II) and cinnamon together until a paste, Remove from the fridge and divide the dough in half (leave one half in the fridge while working with the other), Roll the dough into a rectangle (approx. Brush with egg white, poke holes in the loaf to prevent separation, then top with crumble topping. Add 1 cup at first, then another 1 cup, then 1/2 cup and any more to bring the dough together. Spray a large bowl with nonstick spray or apply a light coating of oil. Thank you for another great recipe! When you want to eat it allow it to defrost and then reheat it in the oven or microwave. You can use a thermometer to check the internal temperature, which will be 185º F when the loaf is finished. Pat the dough into a long, even cylinder. I’ll have to try it again or another one of your bread recipes… I love your recipes and always come to your site for wonderful dessert ideas! Ok I really wanted to love this but my loaf was rising like crazy! Starting with the long side, roll the dough into a tight log. Serving/Slicing Tip: For neat slices, I recommend cooling the babka completely before slicing. Question can the dough be made in a bread machine. This is SO GOOD: This apple cinnamon babka features sweet apples and a thick cinnamon filling twisted inside a rich and buttery yeasted dough.