Altschul Recipe Database: Challah
This is a Bread Dish.
Full Recipe: Jewish Cooking (p. 200)
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1 cup warm water 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tbsp vegetable oil 4 1/2 cups bread flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp yeast 1 egg, beaten kosher salt [optional] poppy seeds [optional]
Place water, 2 eggs, and oil in bread machine pan. Add flour, sugar, and yeast in a hollow atop the mound of flour. Run the bread machine on the dough cycle (number 13). Remove the dough and braid. Place on parchment paper, under a towel, and let rise for 1 hour. Paint with the remaining egg and sprinkle with salt and seeds. Bake at 375° F for 1 hour.