|Preparation||Resting||Cooking||Start to finish|
|48 min.||2 hours 15 min.||30 min.||3 hours 33 min.|
|1||Melt 40 g butter in a small saucepan and leave to cool.||5 min.|
|2||Put into a food mixer bowl: 125 g flour, 5 g yeast, ½ teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon caster sugar and 2 eggs.||3 min.|
|3||Knead on slow speed until the dough comes away from the sides of the bowl.||15 min.|
|4||Then add the melted butter and continue kneading until this is well mixed in.||5 min.|
|5||Gather the dough into a ball, transfer to another bowl and cover with a plastic sheet.
Leave to rest for 1 hour.
|6||After this time, pat out roughly by hand into a slab 1/2 cm (1/4 inch) thick.||5 min.|
|7||Cut circles out of the dough with a cutter 5 to 6 cm (2 to 2.3 inches) in diameter.||5 min.|
|8||Put into proper baba moulds, if possible, or arrange on a baking sheet. Cover with a plastic sheet and leave to rise until doubled in volume (about 1 hour).||1 hour|
|9||Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
Bake for about 20 minutes.
|10||Leave to cool on a wire rack.
You will see how using proper baba moulds gives the characteristic central well.
|11||Prepare the syrup by mixing 350 ml water and 200 g caster sugar. Bring to the boil and remove from the heat.
Then add 80 ml rum, ½ vanilla pod and the juice and zest of 1 lime.
|12||Trim the rounded bottoms off the babas...||5 min.|
|13||...and put the into the syrup. If necessary, pour syrup over the top using a spoon so that they are thoroughly soaked.||5 min.|
|14||Place each baba in a ramekin or small dish and fill the centre with Chantilly (whipped cream).
Your rum babas are ready to be enjoyed.
For 8 babas : 4.68 €
Per baba : 0.59 €
|Water: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Couscous, Benoîton, How to prepare endives , Minestrone, Two-olive ciabatta, ... All|
|Chantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Millefeuille, Strawberry Verveine Tart , Coupe Augustin, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, Quick Strawberry Millefeuille, ... All|
|Flour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Brownie, French Family Cake, Provençal colombier for Pentecost, Fillet of beef in a rosemary crust, Chocolate cake, ... All|
|Rum: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Pistachio cream, Apple Strudel, Rich hazelnut buttercream, Frozen Nougat, ... All|
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