In a mixing bowl or a food processor, mix/process the farmer's cheese until smooth. Mix in 14 tablespoons butter and sugar until smooth and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add the flour, citrus zest and baking powder mixing only until combined. Over mixing once you've added the flour will make for a tough cake. The babka will be included in the traditional Polish Easter food basket, a collection of kielbasa, ham, horseradish and the baranek, a lamb-shaped butter, which is presented to the parish priest for blessing. Babka is a sweet yeast bread, often containing raisins and. Cheese Babka. 46 ratings · 6.5 hours · Vegetarian · Makes 1. Allrecipes. 1M followers . ... are served at Easter in Polish households. It's such a tradition, and so well-loved, that there are probably as many babka recipes as there are Polish bakers! This particular recipe was inspired by one in our 1990 200th Anniversary Cookbook,. Mix 1 teaspoon sugar, water, and yeast together in a small bowl. Let stand until yeast softens and begins to form a creamy foam, about 5 minutes.