10 babka recipes to add to your repertoire right now

go crazy for this traditional eastern european dessert!

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If you’ve opened up a food magazine this winter or been on…you know, the internet, you know that people are going bonkers for babka! Here are 10 variations on the delicious cake.

chocolate challah babka
Mmmm, we love a classic chocolate babka. Dark chips make this one oh-so decadent.

cinnamon almond babka
Cinnamon is another traditional babka flavor. This particular recipe is crumbly and crunchy, thanks to the streusel and almonds.

sticky caramel pecan babka
Why are pecans so darn tasty?! This recipe feels like a holiday at Grandma’s house.

pumpkin spice babka Sure, we’re in the dead of winter, but that’s no reason to quit pumpkin spice. If you’re missing the tastes of fall, look no further than this recipe.

hazelnut vanilla bean babka
Brioche dough and a crazy hazelnut vanilla bean filling make this recipe a standout player.

nutella babka
Of course. OF COURSE Nutella tastes amazing in babka. Um, we’ll take five (loaves).

peaches & cream sweet babka
Put a little south in your mouth! This recipe is an amazing go-to for breakfast, especially when you’ve got guests to impress.

white chocolate cranberry babka
Because white chocolate deserves some love, try making this super fluffy babka. The cranberries are a beautiful touch!

matcha black sesame babka
Time for the oddball of the bunch! If you usually skip coffee in the morning and go for the green stuff, try making this funky variation.

apricot cream cheese babka You really can never go wrong with cream cheese. Add a crumbly topping, and we’ve just died and gone to heaven.