The Best Bread Machine Challah

Recipe by Mirj2338
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 2 challot
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the water, egg yolks, salt oil, flour, sugar and yeast in the bread machine pan, according to the manufacturer's directions.
  • Process the ingredients in the dough cycle.
  • Remove immediately when the machine beeps.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Divide the dough in half.
  • Divide each piece into three sections.
  • Roll each section into a long strand.
  • Braid the three strands, pinching the top and bottom ends together.
  • Place on a parchment-lined or lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Repeat with the remaining dough, making the second challah.
  • Let the challot rise, covered, for 30 minutes.
  • Brush the challot with the beaten egg.
  • Sprinkle with the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or a combination of both.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
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