Light Chocolate Babka

By Oneg Bakery (
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A traditional Hungarian Jewish bakery, Oneg Bakery was started by two sisters who came to Brooklyn in the mid-1940s as refugees of World War II. Now run by their grandchildren, the bakery has been feeding the local Jewish community for years. More recently, their Double Chocolate Babka exploded onto the food scene as the world’s densest babka.

For those who prefer babka with an even ratio of chocolate:bread, this “light” version is for you. The New York Times calls this “spectacular chocolate babka” for good reason. A traditional Hungarian loaf of braided dough is layered over and over again with a homemade mix of Dutch process cocoa and sugar that forms an insanely delicious chocolate filling. This loaf contains half as much chocolate as the Double Chocolate Babka.

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A traditional Hungarian Jewish bakery, Oneg Bakery was started by two sisters who came to Brooklyn in the mid-1940s as refugees of World War II. Now run by their grandchildren, the bakery has been feeding the local Jewish community for years. More recently, their Double Chocolate Babka exploded onto the food scene as the world’s densest babka.

For those who prefer babka with an even ratio of chocolate:bread, this “light” version is for you. The New York Times calls this “spectacular chocolate babka” for good reason. A traditional Hungarian loaf of braided dough is layered over and over again with a homemade mix of Dutch process cocoa and sugar that forms an insanely delicious chocolate filling. This loaf contains half as much chocolate as the Double Chocolate Babka.

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  • This Light Chocolate Babka has half the amount of chocolate as the Double Chocolate Babka
  • Choose between a half or full loaf
  • A Half loaf serves 8-10 people (approximately 8" long and weighs 3 lbs.)
  • A Full loaf serves 16-20 people (approximately 16" long and weighs 6 lbs.)
  • CRC Kosher, no preservatives added

Use And Care

  • Babka is baked fresh and arrives ready to serve
  • Babka can be stored at room temperature for 2-3 days or in the freezer for up to 6 months in air tight wrapping.
  • To serve from frozen, defrost for about half an hour on the counter