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Sourdough Chocolate Babka

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citygirlbaker

Sourdough Chocolate Babka

Tried the Sourdough Babka recipe from The Perfect Loaf over the weekend: 

https://www.theperfectloaf.com/sourdough-babka/

I loved it!  Chose the chocolate filling, which was the perfect amount of sweetness.  Will plan on making another one with the cinnamon filling next.  Highly recommend! 

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DanAyo

Just posted my first Babka and then I saw yours. Aren’t they tasty?

I much prefer your slice to mine. I think I need to dial back the filling.

Have you tried freezing the bread after sliced? Since the bread is so rich, it will be eaten a little at a time. But that will definitely require massive self control :-)

Great bread, CGB!

Danny

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citygirlbaker

Thanks Danny!  The chocolate filling was gooey so I had a hard time rolling, but it was worth it.  

I haven't tried freezing the bread -- it was gone within 2 days!  But that's a great idea for storage.  Do you refresh in toaster oven / microwave?

Happy Baking!

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DanAyo

CBG, I am thinking that the filling would drip out if the slice was put in  a toaster. The bread is microwaved until it is just warmed. I use the "Defrost" option a lot when heating bread. It doesn't "leatherize" it. Throw a clump of ice cream on it and you are transported to heaven...

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Abe

A minute or two under the grill in the oven? 

An amazing looking babka!