Let’s make it
Syrup for baba
Boil 200g sugar, rind and juice of 2 lemons, 500ml water, 5-6 coriander seeds and a small stick of cinnamon.
Cream the yeast with a little of warm milk mix.
Warm the flour in a bowl. Make a well in the center and add the yeast mix. Sprinkle with a little flour from sides, cover with a cloth and leave in a warm place until it ferments.
Add the remaining warm milk mix, currants, salt and eggs and knead well to smooth elastic dough. Add butter in small pieces, cover with a cloth and leave in a warm place until the dough rise.
Fill the dough to a greased ring mould; let stand for some time.
Bake in a hot oven at 220?C for about 20 minutes. Turn out when cooked, cool slightly.
Soak carefully in hot syrup. Sprinkle liberally with rum. Brush all over with fruit glaze. Fill and garnish with Exotic fruits.
Black currents are rich in vitamins, minerals & antioxidants which are essential to keep you healthy