Bob's Babka Recipe

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BOB's BABKA

Tuesday Cooks

By
@TuesdayCooks

This hands-down favorite was prepared by Marian DeSnyder, a Curious Cuisiner member, at the regular March 2015 meeting.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
buttery crisco
2 c
sugar
4 c
all-purpose flour
2
eggs
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 c
buttermilk
1 c
golden raisins (optional)

TOPPING

1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
sugar
1-2 tsp
cinnamon (optionl)
4 Tbsp
butter cold
3/4 c
chopped nuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream Crisco with sugar and eggs. Beat smooth
2
Sift the dry ingredients.
Alternately add the buttermilk and flour mixture to the creamed mixture and beat.
3
Place in 2 loaf pans
4
Crumble the topping mixture together with a fork (or your hands) until it holds together.
Place on top of the babkas in the pans.
5
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes, or until center is baked (not doughy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #babka, #bread