Prep Time : 20 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Moderate
Hello my lovelies! So many of my favourite things come together in this loaf. Honey. Poppy seeds. Bread. European and Middle Eastern flavour notes. A touch of lemon. Contrasting textures. It’s a fabulous sweet and sticky bread party. There are a few steps to it but it’s all easy. Worth every second. A simple milk dough is dressed up with a fancy filling and a drizzle of glamour. It’s not really a babka. It looks like one but the dough is lighter and easier to handle. I am also wary sometimes about using some of the traditional names. Apparently there is debate and controversy about what to call your delicious twisted loaf. So we just call it a loaf and have done. Still delicious. Still impressive.