Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 30 mins

challah without eggs.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place flour in a large soup pot or or other large container like a bowl. Boil 2 1/2 cups of water.
  2. Add yeast, salt, sugar to flour.
  3. When water boils, add room temperature water, then the oil then the boiling water.
  4. Mix together until able to lift out and place on counter or other surface.
  5. Kneed dough, but not too much. Just until done.
  6. Coat pot or bowl used to mix with some oil and place kneeded dough in pot to coat one side then turn over.
  7. Place a wet towel over top of pot and let dough rise in a warm place for 30 minutes. DO NOT PUNCH DOWN.
  8. Braid dough into several challahs.
  9. Bake at 350 until done.
  10. May add chocolate chips if special occasion or use this dough to make babaka.
Most Helpful

Great recipe for a mild, slightly sweet challah. My modifications to the recipe were to put in 1 tbsp salt. Only problem was that it was hard to remove from the greased pans, I would recommend parchment paper. Thank you.

miriam January 13, 2011