Cinnamon Babka

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Appears in
Brunch with Brother Marcus

By Tasos Gaitanos and Alex Large

Published 2023

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These are a cross between babka, a plaited brioche bread popular in Israel, and cinnamon buns. The result is these deliciously light and fluffy spice-laced treats. They are extremely moreish so make sure you have plenty of guests or a big family around when you make them.


For the Dough:

  • 100 ml milk
  • 8 g yeast
  • 18 g


Warm the milk to body temp (around 35 to 37°C). Stir in the yeast and a pinch of the sugar from the ingredient amount, then put to one side for 15 minutes until it is foamy.

In a mixer or a large bowl (if you’re doing this by hand) add the flour, remaining sugar and demera