Braided Challah Bread (Bread Machine)

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

Easy to do using your bread machine to make the dough. Sprinkle with sesame or poppy seeds before baking to add more flavor.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place ingredients into bread machine according to manufacturers directions.
  2. Set on dough cycle.
  3. Place dough onto a lightly floured board and divide into three equal parts.
  4. Stretch or roll each part into 9" ropes and braid.
  5. Place on greased cookie sheet, cover and let rise for about 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 350°.
  7. Mix together one egg yolk and a tablespoon of water and brush over bread, then sprinkle with sesame or poppy seeds, if desired.
  8. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Cool on wire rack.