Baba

Baba

Baba

A traditional Italian dessert from Naples: learn how to make 'babà' with this easy step-by-step recipe of a mouthwatering Italian dessert.

January 12, 2014

Type of dish

Cuisine

Dietary Consideration

serves for

8

total time

0 HR 0 MIN

ingredients

Flour
250 g
Yeast
20 g, brewer's type
Milk
50 ml
salt
a pinch
Eggs
4, each
sugar
50 g + 500 g
butter
130 g
water
500 ml
limoncello
1 glass

Preparation

In a food processor mix the brewer’s yeast, the milk, a pinch of salt and the eggs.

Cream 50 g sugar with the butter and add a little at a time to the mixture in the food processor.

Now cover with cling film and leave to rest in a cool place for 2 hours.

Pour the mixture into baba or dariole moulds and cook at 180° C for 20 minutes.

Next prepare the syrup by heating the water, a glass of limoncello and 500 g sugar for a few minutes.

Dip the babas into the syrup and then leave them to cool before serving.

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