Orange Babas (Easter Cakes)

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Orange Babas (Easter Cakes) Recipe
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This spring delight is perfect for Easter. Served after dinner, it’s a great way to end your day. The natural orange flavor can help you relax as you begin preparations to retire for the night. The sweetness will satisfy your children.

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 50 grams superfine sugar
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 150 grams flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 1/4 cups orange juice
  • 200 grams honey
  • 4 tablespoons orange blossom water
  • 2 oranges
  • dates
  • 2 tablespoons orange blossom water

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 355°F.
  2. Separate the egg whites from the yolks.
  3. Beat the yolks with the sugar until the mixture achieves a mousse-like texture.
  4. Add the milk and olive oil and mix well.
  5. Add the flour and baking powder and mix.
  6. Whisk the egg whites and add them to the dough.
  7. Butter the molds, even if they are made of silicone. Fill each mold 2/3 of the way and bake for 20 minutes.
  8. While they bake, prepare the syrup by heating the orange juice and honey until they boil.
  9. Remove the mixture from heat and add 4 tablespoons of orange blossom water.
  10. Remove the babas from their moulds and quickly soak them with the hot syrup. Cover and let rest for at least 8 hours.
  11. Peel the oranges. Remove the pits from the dates and cut the dates lengthwise. Place the fruits in a bowl.
  12. Pour the remaining 2 tablespoons of orange blossom water over the fruit and toss.
  13. To serve, garnish the babas with the fruit salad.
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NutritionView more

210Calories
Sodium5%DV110mg
Fat6%DV4g
Protein8%DV4g
Carbs14%DV42g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories210Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4g6%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol55mg18%
Sodium110mg5%
Potassium280mg8%
Protein4g8%
Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate42g14%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars25g50%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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