babka

[bahb-kuh]
noun
  1. a sweet, spongy yeast cake with raisins, traditionally made in the form of a high cylinder, either solid or with a hole, often glazed, and sometimes flavored with rum.

Origin of babka

< Polish, diminutive of baba baba
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