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Baba au rhum

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the babas

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the flour, butter, honey, yeast, and beat with the whisk attachment at medium speed, for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the eggs one by one, salt, and keep beating for 2-3 more minutes. Attention! The eggs have to be 250 g!
  • Butter and flour 12 mini cake pans. It would be good to place the cake pans onto a baking pan.
  • Transfer the mixture into a pastry bag and fill the ¼ of each mini cake pan.
  • Cover with a towel and let them rise for 1 hour at room temperature.
  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (392ο F) set to fan.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove and let them cool well.

For the syrup

  • In a pot, add the water, sugar, lemon peels, and transfer onto high heat.
  • As soon as it boils and the sugar melts, add the rum, and remove from the heat.

To assemble

  • Score the babas diagonally, so that a cavity is formed.
  • Dip them into the hot syrup for 5 seconds and transfer onto a rack.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the jam. Let it dilute and liquify. As soon as it comes to a boil, remove from the heat, and with a pastry brush, spread the babas with it.

For the whipped cream

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the ice-cold heavy cream, icing sugar, vanilla, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, until the whipped cream thickens.
  • Transfer into a pastry bag.

To serve

  • Spread the babas with the rum or syrup, fill with whipped cream, sprinkle with pistachios, and serve.


When adding the syrup, the babas absolutely have to be cold and the syrup extremely hot!

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
24 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
36 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
44 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
5 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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