Chocolate Babka

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2022, Cook's Country TV

This rich, tender, yeasted bread with swirls of chocolate is an impressive holiday treat.

SERVES 8

TIME 3 hours, plus 6 hours rising, chilling, and cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a rich, chocolaty babka loaf, we started with a yeasted dough that we flavored with orange zest and vanilla. Then we made a luscious chocolate filling by microwaving butter and chocolate together and stirring in confectioners’ sugar, co...

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