Challah

Recipe by Chef #875852
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 9 challah
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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