Challah is a traditional egg-based bread that is served at festive Jewish holidays and events. This bread is perfect for either a festive Friday Shabbat meal or a sweet breakfast treat. Try sliced challah to make overnight French toast or bread pudding. Smart Recipes, European Recipes, Eggs,Grains Recipes Eggs,Grains European

Traditional Sabbath Challah

Traditional Sabbath Challah Recipe | RecipeSavants.com PT1H Serves 8 Ingredients: 1.125 Cups Lukewarm Water 1 Tablespoon Dry Yeast 1 Teaspoon Sugar 4.5 Cups All-Purpose Flour 2 Large Eggs 1 Egg Wash 0.5 Tablespoon Salt 0.25 Cup Granulated Sugar 0.25 Cup Vegetable Oil 1 Tablespoon Sesame Seeds In a small bowl, combine yeast, water, and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Set aside for 10 minutes, or until foamy. In a stand mixer, beat eggs and add salt, oil, yeast mixture and remaining sugar. Gradually add flour and mix well for 15 minutes to form a smooth dough. Cover the bowl with a kitchen towel and allow to rise for 3 hours. Line a sheet pan with Silpat or parchment paper and set aside. Transfer dough to a floured surface and knead until smooth. Divide dough into 3 equal pieces and roll into 3 long strands. Braid the strands and place on the prepared sheet pan. Set aside for 1 hour to rise. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat dough with a thin layer of egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown.

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