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Yum Alert: Chocolate Cinnamon Babka

Written by emilyc

Omg. I had chocolate cinnamon babka for my dad’s birthday, and it is my new obsession. It will make you want to cry and throw all calorie counting to the wind! What even is self control? Recipe and image via The Primlani Kitchen.



2 tablespoons instant yeast
3/4 cup lukewarm milk (95 degrees)
6 tablespoons melted butter
6 tablespoons sugar
2 tbs vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 egg yolks
31/3 cups KA flour
11/2 tsp kosher salt
1 egg for egg wash with 1 tbs water
11/2 cups frozen semi-sweet & bitter-sweet dark chocolate
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 cup unsalted butter

Streusel (optional):
1/4 cup unsalted butter cold
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Preparation instructions here.

About the author


Emily is a New Yorker trapped in a Floridian's body and loves every minute of her big city life. With a major in international business and years of being surrounded by ill-fitting suits and all the wrong shoes, she learned that the importance of fashion needs to be communicated to the world. To her, fashion is on the same level as charity work and feeding hungry children. Emily can be found frolicking the streets of her gayborhood enjoying the off-color humor of the gays.

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