Babka

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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

How to Make Babka

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.

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About Babka

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