Once a Classic Cinnamon Babka has been mastered, the sweetened yeast dough may be used to prepare a chocolate version & it is key that the filling holds up during the baking process. Chocolate-Cinnamon Paste is a straightforward recipe that may be prepared quickly in microwave & it’s loaded with all of the holiday scents we expect to have on the table during this time of the year. Learn how to make one of the crucial components to this next level baking classic.
makes 1 1/4 cups
1 cup bittersweet chocolate morsels
1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3 Tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp kosher salt
Microwave the chocolate & the butter in a medium glass bowl on High power 30 seconds. Stir the mixture. Cook an additional 15 to 30 seconds. Stir until melted & smooth. Whisk in the powdered sugar, the cocoa powder, the cinnamon & the salt. Cool 10 minutes before using.
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How To Make Chocolate-Cinnamon Paste
Once the ingredients have been cooked & blended, the mixture with thicken considerably to a good spreading consistency. Prepare this portion of the recipe just before handling the sweetened yeast dough after the first rise.
A few pieces of equipment will be needed in order to complete the task. Read through the recipe instructions before beginning. Here’s what you should know.
Place the chocolate morsels & the butter in a glass bowl.
Microwave them on High power 30 seconds.
Stir the mixture.
Cook an additional 15 to 30 seconds. Stir until melted & smooth.
Whisk in the powdered sugar, the cocoa powder, the cinnamon & the salt. Cool 10 minutes before using.
“Cool Yule” Louis Armstrong