The Best Babka Recipes on the Internet

Sweet, savory, and other delicious ways to enjoy babka.

Babka, babka everywhere. And I’m not complaining one bit. Every time I log onto Pinterest, I see yet another delicious, swirled babka recipe calling my name.

Babka is an Eastern European yeasted cake known for its gooey, swirled interior. And while we know that chocolate babka reigns supreme, at least according to Seinfeld, these days, food writers and bloggers are having so much fun dreaming up sweet and savory filling ideas far beyond your average cinnamon or chocolate version.

If you’ve never made babka before, check out our handy guide to shaping babka and our video showcasing four different ways to make it.

Now get ready to drool…

 

Sweet Babka Recipes

Photo credit Sage McAvoy

S’mores Babka

Apricot Pistachio Babka

Birthday Cake Babka

Cranberry Cream Cheese Babka from Little Figgy

Cashew Caramel Babka from Pies and Tacos

Uri Scheft’s Apple Babka from The Spruce Eats

Cookie Butter Babka from Frosting and Fettuccine

Matcha Black Sesame Babka from TheFeedFeed

 

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Throwback to this matcha black sesame babka I made last year 🍵

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Savory Babka Recipes

Cheesy Pull-Apart Garlic Bread Babka

Pimento Cheese Babka from King Arthur Flour

Savory Sourdough Babka from Breadtopia

Salami Babka from Busy in Brooklyn

Everything Bagel Babka from TheFeedFeed

Other Ways to Eat Babka

Photo credit Kate Sears.

Babka French Toast

Chocolate and Salted Pistachio Babka Buns

Chocolate Babka Challah 

 

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