from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind, rum, almonds, and raisins.
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- n. An Eastern European coffee cake flavored with orange rind, rum, almonds, and raisins
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- n. a coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds
I really don't know why it wasn't labeled a "babka"-perhaps they just thought some people wouldn't know what that was.
The foods traditionally blessed by a priest for Easter can be placed in three categories: breads (particularly a yeasty cake called babka), meats (ham, veal, suckling pig, sausage, bacon) and dairy products (butter, cheese, eggs or pisanki-often beautifully decorated by hand).
• Easter bread and cakes of all kinds, particularly a yeasty cake called babka
Shoyer, the owner of Paula's Parisian Pastries Cooking School in the Washington D.C., area, spends more than 300 pages modernizing Jewish classics such as babka, honey cake and hamentaschen and creating kosher versions of today's trendiest desserts - favorites like red velvet cupcakes.
I've never had babka but the ingredients sound amazing
"When did I last crave a babka?" mused 46-year-old Emily Katz, who grew up in the area.
I wouldn't ever suggest leaving a chocolate babka around us; that could be very very dangerous.
For dessert, try the peanut butter and jelly sinkers, doughnut holes to be dipped in warm peanut butter and jelly, or the homemade warm chocolate-cinnamon babka Loaf.
And a box arrives from Zabar's in New York with rye bread and chocolate babka.
I've made nearly a dozen recipes from this cookbook -- from coffee cake streusel muffins to chocolate babka to peanut butter cookies, and all have elicited shouts of joy from my coworkers.
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