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Here's How They Make Babka At Breads Bakery

Also perfect for anyone who loves apples, honey, and carb-induced bliss.

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time for reflection. It's also a time for eating sweet treats like apples dipped in honey...

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Use a hollowed-out apple as a honey bowl and everybody will be very impressed. Here's how.

...and honey cake...

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Recipe here.

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...and ~babka~.

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Recipe here.

Which is why we were so freaking excited when we found something that was the perfect combination of those three things: APPLE BABKA (!!!) with honey, raisins, and nuts.

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The babka is made and sold at Breads Bakery in NYC. It's $14.95 per loaf (or $20 for two loaves), and it's only available in the fall (so, NOW).

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We went to Breads Bakery to watch them make the babka.

First, they unroll an enormous sheet of puff pastry-like dough and cut it into long, thin pieces.

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Each piece gets a smear of marzipan and a layer of apple-cinnamon-raisin filling.

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The filling gets rolled inside the pastry.

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Then, each filled roll gets cut into shorter logs.

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To make a babka, two logs get ~twirled~ together.

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Each twirl gets brushed with more butter and topped with slivered almonds before it's baked.

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They come out of the oven looking all golden and puffed and perfect.

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YES.

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L'shana tova, everyone.

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