Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 cup Butter,soft

  2. cup Sugar

  3. 10 Egg yolks

  4. 2 packs Active dry yeast

  5. cup Warm water

  6. 1 teaspoon Salt

  7. 1 tablespoon Lemon rind

  8. 1 cup Milk,room temperature

  9. 5 1/2 cup Flour

  10. 1 cup Golden raisins

  11. Confectioner's sugar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in yolk, one at a time, until pale and fluffy. In small bowl, soften yeast in water,beat in egg mix salt,peel, milk and yeast. Slowly beat in 5½ cups of flour until a soft dough forms. Turn out on lightly floured work surface, knead 8-10 minutes, until smooth and elastic. Knead in raisins.

  2. Place in greased bowl. Grease top. Let rise 1 hour, or until doubled in bulk. Punch down, divide in half. Place in 2 greased and floured 8 inch fluted pans, let rise until double in bulk(covered) Bake in 350 F oven 25-30 minutes, or until well browned. Invert on rack. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Tastes better eaten within a couple of days. Two Babkas, 10 servings each.

  3. From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at


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