BABKA, A POLISH SWEET BREAD

 

  • Cooking Time: 35
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 lb loaf
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/4 # butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar (plus 1 tsp to sprinkle on top)
  • 1 pack yeast
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins

Directions

  • Place all ingredients in your machines fully assembled pan and in the order
  • specified by your machines manufacturer. Select the Basic or White cycle and
  • press start. After the first 10 minutes of kneading check the dough, it should
  • form a smooth round ball that when touched with your finger is tacky. However,
  • when you pull your finger away no dough should stick to it. If the dough is too
  • dry add 1 tbsp. of water at a time until the dough is the proper consistency. If
  • the dough is too wet add 1 tbsp. of flour at a time until the dough is the
  • proper consistency. It is normal for all recipes to need some sort of an
  • adjustment.

Notes

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