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A traditional Italian dessert from Naples: learn how to make 'babà' with this easy step-by-step recipe of a mouthwatering Italian dessert.
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- Recipe category Dessert
- Recipe yield 8
- Recipe cuisine Italian
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.