Chocolate Tahini Babka

- no knead & soft -

This chocolate sesame babka is soft, rich, and full of delicious chocolate tahini swirls. The no knead, enriched dough is so easy to make!

– Soft, buttery, and fluffy – Easy, no knead dough – Gooey chocolate tahini swirls – Chocolate chips

Why you will LOVE this recipe:

You wouldn't believe that this dough doesn't need any kneading. No electric mixer needed and so easy to make!

The softest dough

what you will need:


– water – granulated sugar – active dry yeast – all purpose flour  – granulated sugar – butter  – large egg – pure vanilla extract – milk  – sea salt – tahini  – butter – good quality dark chocolate – natural cocoa powder  – powdered sugar – pure vanilla extract – sea salt – mini chocolate chips

No Knead Dough

Tahini Filling


Combine dough ingredients in a large bowl and mix to make a sticky dough. Rise until doubled.


Once risen, punch down the dough and roll it out. 


Spread chocolate tahini filling (you can use a storebought chocolate tahini) and sprinkle chocolate chips. See how to make the easy filling in full recipe.


Roll into a log and cut in half longwise and shortwise. Twist the strands.


Place in parchment lined pan and let rise until doubled before baking.


Coat with eggwash, sprinkle sesame seeds, and bake. Let cool completely before slicing. 

The best, easy babka without an electric mixer!

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