Babka’s Babka

Preparation info
  • Makes one 25 cm tube cake, about


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

  • About

Babka is a wonderful bakery-cafe in Melbourne, Australia, run by Sasha Lewis and her son Nico, who is the head baker. When I decided to include a babka recipe in this book, I asked Sasha if she had one.

I had never tasted the babka at Babka, but I loved it as soon as I tried the recipe. You can purchase ground poppy seeds online. One small word of warning: if you’re not sure whether you like poppy seeds, try t