Chocolate cinnamon babka



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4 - 6 People
Serves 6
Difficulty  0


Kuvings chocolate cinnamon babka
• 3 1⁄2 – 4 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 package instant yeast
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 1⁄2 cups dairy-free milk
• 1⁄4 cup golden syrup
• For chocolate filling
• 100g chocolate melted
• 1 1/4 cup vegan cream cheese or regular
• 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
• 1-2 tbsp milk


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, yeast, and salt.
  2. Then, add in the dairy-free milk and maple syrup.
  3. Using a spatula, fold until mostly combined. Sprinkle a little more flour if needed to not be sticky and form a ball.
  4. Once the ball is formed, grease the same bowl mixed in and place the
    dough ball back into the bowl.
  5. Cover with a towel or plastic wrap and let sit for 60-90 minutes in
    a warm, draft-free place until doubled.
    For the filling
  6. In a small bowl cream the melted chocolate and cream cheese together.
  7. Once risen, lightly flour a surface and roll the dough out until approximately 12×15 rectangle.
  8. Brush the margarine or coconut oil across the entire surface.
  9. Evenly smear the filling across the dough. Sprinkle on some cinnamon If adding, chocolate chips, evenly sprinkle across.
  10. Starting on one side, roll the dough into a log.
  11. Cut the log lengthwise carefully so there are two long pieces.
  12. Starting at one end, pinch the ends together and then braid the two pieces together and pinch them together again at the end.
  13. Carefully place in a well-greased loaf pan.
    *If your babka is not at the top of your pan, cover it and let it rise until it is. If it is, proceed with baking.
  14. Place in the air fryer, set the setting to bake, place the cooking temperature to 180 degrees Celsius, and bake for 30-32 minutes or until done.
  15. Once baked, remove the babka, sprinkle on some cinnamon sugar, and then drizzle with the glaze.