Babka

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

Babka (BOB-kah) is Polish for "grandmother." When cooked in a fluted pan, it is somewhat like a woman's skirt. This is an Easter cake with orange and lemon flavors.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 1 cake
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 clove
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
1 Tbsp
corn starch
1/2 tsp
salt
2 stick
butter
1 3/4 c
sugar
6
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
orange juice
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 c
golden raisins
2 Tbsp
finely ground bread crumbs, for dusting pan

GLAZE

1/3 c
warm orange juice
1 c
confectioners' sugar

Step-By-Step

1In bowl, combine flour, baking powder, lemon peel, cornstarch and salt. Set aside. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating after each addition.
2Gradually add flour mixture, vanilla, 1/4 cup of orange juice, and lemon juice. Mix thoroughly. Stir in raisins.
3Lightly grease 10 inch Bundt pan. Dust with bread crumbs. Pour in batter bake in preheated 325 oven 50-60 minutes, or until cake tester comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn cake out on a wire rack.
4To make glaze: Combine orange juice and confectioners sugar. Using a fork, poke holes in the top of the cake Spoon glaze over warm cake. Cool on a wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Polish
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #citrus, #polish, #easter