Nutella Babka Buns#BreadBakers

These Nutella Babka Buns are kind of similar to a braided bread. After braiding the dough, these made into a knot and ends are tucked inside the hole and pinching it together with the other end at the bottom. 
These are incredibly delicious and soft. Try them and you will love these soft and chocolaty buns. Took these for our get together with friends.  
Makes 7 Buns

⅓ Cup Warm Water
2 Tablespoons Honey
1½ Teaspoon Instant Yeast
2¼ Cups All Purpose Flour
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Large Egg
¼ Cup Milk powder
65 Grams Butter
Nutella as needed- for filling

To Make The Dough
Mix honey with warm water and then sprinkle in yeast, leave for the yeast to activate. 
In a mixing bowl, add in the rest of the ingredients except butter and nutella. Now add in the yeast mixture. Mix to incorporate and make a soft and smooth dough, knead for at least 10 minutes. While still kneading, add in butter bit by bit. Make sure it's incorporated before adding more. After all butter is added, knead for another 10 minutes.
Form dough into a ball, place in a greased bowl and cover the bowl tightly with a cling film. Leave the dough to rise until double in volume.

Shaping The Buns
Place dough on a lightly floured working surface and lightly knead it into a log. Cut into 7 equal pieces ( I weighed the dough and made equal pieces).
Form each piece into a ball.
Take a ball and press it into a rectangle. Roll it into a 5x8 inch, more or less.
Spread some Nutella on top, leaving the edges empty.
Roll it lengthwise.
Pinch the edges, to seal well.
Cut it lengthwise leaving, not all the way to the top.
Braid the 2 pieces of dough together, making sure the beautiful exposed layers of Nutella is on top. Stretch the braid into 10 inch (25 cm) length, more or less. 
Bring both ends together, overlapping them and creating a hole in the middle. Bring one end into the hole like a knot and pinch it together with the other end at the bottom.
Place on a baking tray with a baking sheet. Repeat with the rest of the balls. 
Rest the dough for 30 minutes or until they puff up a bit.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180ÂșC for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and fully cooked. 
When they're still slightly warm, brush them with butter. Place them in a cool rack to cool a little.
Serve these warm with a cup of tea or coffee, Enjoy!!
Check here to see the Chocolate Babka recipe
Labels: Bread, Braided Bread, Bread Bakers, Nutella
For Bread Bakers this month our Host is Kelly from Passion Kneaded and the theme is "Babkas". Thank you for hosting this event.    
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Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

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  1. Great idea using Nutella as the filling for these delicious looking buns.

  2. The shape on these is just beautiful!!

  3. These are so cute and the perfect way to proportion the dough!

  4. My daughters are fans of Nutella everything so I know they'd love your babka buns! These would their ideal breakfast.

  5. I have a weakness for Nutella and this babka is the perfect one for me!