Challah Bread

Challah Bread

  • Preparation 35 min
  • Cooking 20 min
  • Waiting 15 min
  • Raising 2 h 45 min
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 1 loaf
  • Freezes Yes

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Ingredients

  • Bread

    • 2 ¾ cups (415 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp salt
    • ¾ cup (180 ml) warm water
    • 3 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tsp instant yeast
    • 1 egg
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) vegetable oil
  • Egg Wash

    • 1 egg white, beaten
    • 2 tsp sesame seeds

Preparation

  • Bread

  • Egg Wash

Note from Ricardo

Challah can be braided in a variety of ways, but we give instructions for a standard 3-strand braid.

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