Challah (Bread Machine Recipe)© Copyright 2018. All rights reserved and enforced
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Estimated Prep Time: 15 minutes
Estimated Cooking Time: 25 minutes Cooking at: 350 F / 180 C / Gas Mark 4
When dough cycle is finished, turn dough out onto floured surface. Knead 1 minute. Make 3 equal length strands of the dough, and on a lined baking sheet (parchment or waxed paper.) Cover with oiled cling film; let rise for an hour or so or until doubled in size.
Start heating oven.
Beat egg, remove cling film and discard, brush bread with the beaten egg. Back for 25 minutes or until the bread thumps hollow. Cool on wire rack.
Recipe notesYeast, use active dry. 2 1/4 teaspoons = 1 package.
Optional: after brushing with egg, you can sprinkle with poppy or sesame seed before popping the bread in the oven.
The story behind this recipe...
- Challah is a Jewish yeast-risen wheat bread. It is traditional on the Jewish sabbath.Read more >>>
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