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.
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How to use babka in a sentence
So you don’t do a disastrous Japan week, or bad babka challenge.Can ‘Great British Bake Off’ Be Saved From Itself? | Madeleine Davies | November 18, 2021 | Eater
They could add enough sugar to a bread dough to form a “cake” that we would call a very sweet bread, such as a babka or a panettone.America forgot how to make proper pie. Can we remember before it’s too late? | Megan McArdle | July 1, 2021 | Washington Post
It’s a wildly tempting proposition — a chewy, rich, decadent babka but with cheese and pepperoni instead of chocolate or cinnamon.