Cinnamon Babka

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Swoon-worthy swirls make this sweet cinnamon babka a delicious treat for breakfast, snack-time or dessert!

Sweet, soft, and so delicious sliced fresh or toasted, slathered with butter a couple days post baking..equal yum.



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– whole milk – active dry yeast – all-purpose flour – sugar – kosher salt – egg yolks – vanilla extract – unsalted butter – egg – sugar

Step 1

After the dough has risen and your filling has been mixed, roll out the dough into a large rectangle.

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Step 2

Spread the filling over the dough, taking it to the edges.

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Step 3

Tightly roll up the dough by the short side.

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Step 4

Stretch the dough into a longer cylinder. Use a sharp knife to cut the dough in half.

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Step 5

Lay one half of the dough over the other and form an X.

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Step 6

Twist the dough around itself.

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Step 7

Butter and line a loaf pan with parchment. Place the twisted dough in the pan and cover loosely with plastic wrap or a damp dish towel.

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Step 8

Allow the dough to rise in a warm place for about an hour. Brush with eggs wash and bake.

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