Spice & Spirit Challah Recipe -- One Loaf Recipe

“adapted from the Spice and Spirit Kosher cookbook-”
READY IN:
2hrs 45mins
YIELD:
1 challah
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve yeast in water in a large bowl. Add honey and let stand 2 minutes, until yeast foams. Add salt, oil, and eggs and mix well.
  2. Gradually add flour, mixing after each addition. As mixture gets stiff, use floured hands and begin kneading. Knead for 7 minutes, turning dough over often.
  3. Let rise in greased bowl until doubled in size, approximately 1 hour. Punch down dough.
  4. Divide dough into thirds, shape as desired, and place in greased pans or on baking sheet. Let rise again until doubled in size.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  6. Brush with glaze( egg yolk and water). Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour. .

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