Chocolate Babka Bread Recipe: How to Make the Best Babka Cake | Lindt Everyday Excellence
Chocolate Babka
Recipes

Chocolate Babka

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 2 loaves

It’s better than bread and best served warm to bring out the chocolatey goodness

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) warm water
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) active dry yeast
  • ⅔ cup (150 mL) milk, warmed
  • 3 eggs, at room temperature, divided
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 3½ cups (875 mL) all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) 35% whipping cream

Filling

  • 1 bar (100 g) Lindt Excellence Madagascar Dark Chocolate, chopped
  • ⅓ cup (75 mL) walnut halves (optional)
  • ⅓ cup (75 mL) granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup (75 mL) unsalted butter, at room temperature
Lindt Maître Chocolatier Tip
Lindt Maître Chocolatier Tip

This recipe is best served warm to bring out the flavour of the chocolate. If you like your babka richer, simply add more chocolate.