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Category: Cakes, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1/3 c Vegetable shortening
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1 pk Active dry yeast
  • 1/4 c Warm water
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 ts Dried lemon peel
  • 2 1/4 c Flour
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 1/4 c Chopped almonds


Scald milk in saucepan. Add shortening, salt, and sugar; stir until
shortening is melted and sugar dissolved. Cool to lukewarm. Dissolve yeast
in warm water; add to lukewarm milk mixture and mix well. Add eggs and
lemon peel to milk mixture. Add flour; beat until smooth. Cover and let
rise for 6 hours. Punch down dough. Add raisins; knead until smooth and
elastic. Generously grease brioche pan; sprinkle bottom with almonds. Pour
dough into pan. Let rise, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 425F.
Bake babka for 20 minutes. Remove from pan immediately.

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