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    Challah

    Challah. Photo by UT Theta Chef

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 5 mins

    45 mins

    20 mins

    UT Theta Chef's Note:

    I owned a bakery for 9 years and this was a favorite. I had a Rabbi that came every Friday for his challah. He liked it so much that it was the only non kosher food allowed in his house!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    loaves

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      weigh ingredients and add water.
    2. 2
      I mix it on a 20qt mixer for 15 minutes.
    3. 3
      flip the dough and mix for another 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      let rest covered until double (optional).
    5. 5
      mix the egg and 2 tablespoons of water well to make egg wash.
    6. 6
      pre heat oven to 325.
    7. 7
      divide dough into 6(16oz) portions
    8. 8
      form in traditional braid or loaves.
    9. 9
      use egg wash to coat loaves.
    10. 10
      proof until touched lightly leaves indent but do not let it double in size it will rise in oven.
    11. 11
      recoat with egg wash right before placing in oven (top with seeds at this time).
    12. 12
      bake approximately 20 minutes turning 180 degrees after 13 minutes.
    13. 13
      It will be a nice golden brown on top and a lighter brown on the bottom.
    14. 14
      This bread freezes well and is great to have on hand for company or gifts. Also makes the best french toast!
    15. 15
      times do not include proofing times.

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    Nutritional Facts for Challah

    Serving Size: 1 (509 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1289.0
     
    Calories from Fat 211
    16%
    Total Fat 23.5 g
    36%
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g
    37%
    Cholesterol 79.7 mg
    26%
    Sodium 1919.6 mg
    79%
    Total Carbohydrate 232.4 g
    77%
    Dietary Fiber 8.1 g
    32%
    Sugars 29.1 g
    116%
    Protein 33.8 g
    67%

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