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Baba Au Rhum

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105 To 115 F)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , slightly beaten
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Rum syrup 4 Tablespoon
  Apricot preserves 12 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon (Juice Of 1 Lemon)
  Sweetened whipped cream 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl.
Stir in sugar, flour, salt, eggs and raisins.
Beat vigorously until batter is smooth, elastic and slightly sticky, about 5 minutes.
Cover; let rise in warm place until double, about 45 minutes.
Generously grease 8- or 9-cup metal mold with tube or 9-cup bundt pan.
Stir down batter by beating 25 strokes.
Stir in butter; beat until batter is sticky and elastic, about 5 minutes.
Spread batter evenly in mold.
Cover; let rise until double, about 45 minutes.
Heat oven to 375°.
Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
Immediately remove from mold; cool slightly on wire rack.
Place warm baba on serving tray or plate with a rim.
Drizzle 3/4 cup Rum Syrup on baba; let stand 15 minutes.
Repeat until all syrup is used.
Heat preserves and lemon juice over medium heat, stirring occasionally; cool slightly.
Spoon off excess Rum Syrup from baba.
Spread preserves mixture over baba.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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