Babka with Orange Peel Jam

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Niloufar Doroud

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
285
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-1+
300 g Flour
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Instant Yeast
2 tbsp Sugar
175 g Water
100 g Orange Peel Jam
flour (for dusting)
1 tbsp oil (for greasing)
5 drops milk (for coating)

Utensils

  • bowl
  • wooden spoon
  • kitchen towel
  • rolling pin
  • parchment paper
  • loaf pan
  • pastry brush
  • wire rack
  • Step 1/9

    Measure the flour into a bowl. Add the yeast, salt and sugar. Pour in the water and mix with a wooden spoon until a sticky dough starts to come together.
    • 300 g Flour
    • ½ tsp Salt
    • ½ tsp Instant Yeast
    • 2 tbsp Sugar
    • 175 g Water
    • bowl
    • wooden spoon

    Measure the flour into a bowl. Add the yeast, salt and sugar. Pour in the water and mix with a wooden spoon until a sticky dough starts to come together.

  • Step 2/9

    Transfer onto a clean and floured work surface. Knead for 8-10 min. until the dough gets smooth and elastic.
    • flour (for dusting)

    Transfer onto a clean and floured work surface. Knead for 8-10 min. until the dough gets smooth and elastic.

  • Step 3/9

    Lightly grease the bowl and transfer the dough back into it. The oil should slightly coat all over the dough. Blend the remaining oil with 4-5 drops of milk and set aside.
    • 5 drops milk (for coating)
    • 1 tbsp oil (for greasing)

    Lightly grease the bowl and transfer the dough back into it. The oil should slightly coat all over the dough. Blend the remaining oil with 4-5 drops of milk and set aside.

  • Step 4/9

    Cover the bowl with a damp kitchen towel and let rise until doubled, about 3-4 hours, depending on the temperature of your kitchen.
    • kitchen towel

    Cover the bowl with a damp kitchen towel and let rise until doubled, about 3-4 hours, depending on the temperature of your kitchen.

  • Step 5/9

    Transfer the dough onto a clean and floured working surface, then knead for 4-5 times.

    Transfer the dough onto a clean and floured working surface, then knead for 4-5 times.

  • Step 6/9

    Roll out the dough into a rectangle. Spread the jam all over, then roll the dough over onto a long cylinder.
    • 100 g Orange Peel Jam
    • rolling pin

    Roll out the dough into a rectangle. Spread the jam all over, then roll the dough over onto a long cylinder.

  • Step 7/9

    Cut vertically onto two parts, as you do with babka. Twist them together, then put it onto a parchment paper and into a loaf pan. Cover again with the towel and let rise for 45 more min. Heat the oven to 180 C.
    • parchment paper
    • loaf pan

    Cut vertically onto two parts, as you do with babka. Twist them together, then put it onto a parchment paper and into a loaf pan. Cover again with the towel and let rise for 45 more min. Heat the oven to 180 C.

  • Step 8/9

    Brush the top with the milk-oil mixture. Bake for 35-40 min. until golden on top ad sounds hollow when tapped at the bottom.
    • pastry brush

    Brush the top with the milk-oil mixture. Bake for 35-40 min. until golden on top ad sounds hollow when tapped at the bottom.

  • Step 9/9

    Let cool completely onto a rack before slicing. Enjoy as a ready-made breakfast with some nut butter, a pile of fruits and a cup of coffee!
    • wire rack

    Let cool completely onto a rack before slicing. Enjoy as a ready-made breakfast with some nut butter, a pile of fruits and a cup of coffee!

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