Sweet Sisters’ Shabbat Treats: Mini Babka Muffins

Shoshi and Tzippi Newman March 28, 2024

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Hi, we’re Shoshi and Tzippy Newman. Two sisters under the age of 12 who love to bake for Shabbat! Join us as we bake up easy, kid-friendly treats for Shabbat each week!

This week we are going to be making … mini babka muffins! Everyone loves a good piece of babka, right? Well, we are going to make a dessert that is super easy because you don’t even have to take out a mixer! So get excited because we are going to have so much fun with this.

Have fun and keep baking!


Shoshi and Tzippy

Mini Babka Muffin Recipe

Cookie dough cups:

Frozen Kineret cookie dough or chocolate chip cookie dough of your choice, softened

Babka Filling:

3/4 cup oil

1 box instant chocolate pudding

1 egg

1/2 cup water

2 cups sugar

1 cup cocoa

Babka filling directions:

1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.

Crumb topping:

1/4 cup oil

1 cup flour

3/4 cup sugar

Crumb topping directions:

1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Press one tablespoon of the dough into mini muffin cups.

3. Cover dough with babka filling layer.

4. Sprinkle the crumb topping on top.

5. Bake for 10 minutes.

See you next week for another Sweet Sisters’ Shabbat Treats!

Photography by Sara Goldstein