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Rugalach/Babka Recipe

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Shifra Ebstein


5 lb. Bag of flour
1 c. oil
3 sticks margarine (1 c. Oil)
1 c. sugar
4 eggs
4 egg yolks (Save the whites for the chocolate filling)
2 tbsp vanilla sugar
1 tsp salt
3 Tbsp Yeast
3 c. warm water

Chocolate Filling:
4 Eggs Whites
4 C. Sugar
2 Sticks Margarine
1 tbsp vanilla Sugar
1 C. Cocoa

Cinnamon Filling:
1 C. Light Brown Sugar
⅓ C. Flour
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 Stick Margerine

Struesel Topping:
C. Sugar
1 C. Flour
1 tsp vanilla sugar

Dough: Place the first 8 ingredients in mixing bowl, Dissolve yeast in warm water add to mixing bowl.
Beat well, until dough is smooth, Let rise for an hour.
Filling: Mix margarine and sugar, then add rest of ingredients

After rising, divide the dough in 4
Roll out into big circle
Smear with a drop of oil, then with filling.
Slice like a pizza, into about 1 inch slices
Roll each slice and place on lined cookie sheet leaving room in between each one
Brush with beaten egg
Bake until slightly golden

For Babka:
Roll out dough into a rectangle
Smear with a drop of oil, then with filling
Roll up, then twist babka style
Put in pan and let rise for 15-20 minutes
Crumble together struesel ingredients.
Brush cakes with beaten egg and sprinkle the struesel crumbs generously and evenly
Bake for 45 minutes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 Babkas




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