Challah – Elisheva’s Recipe

Challah – Elisheva’s Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 Kg Flour
  • 2 Tbs Yeast
  • 0.5 to 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1.5 to 2 Cups Hot Water Not too hot or it will kill the yeast
  • 0.5 Cup Oil
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 2-3 Eggs Optional
  • Vegtable Oil

Instructions

  • Mix the flour yeast and sugar
  • Make a hole in the center and add the water and mix
  • Add 1/2 cup oil and mix well
  • Add salt and mix well
  • If using eggs, add 1-2 and mix well
  • Slowly add remaining water and mix until the dough is sticky and comes off the side of the bowl
  • Coat the ball of dough with a light coating of oil, cover and let rise ~1 hour
  • Shape the bread into desired form (loaf, brade, pull apart, etc)
  • Let rise an additional 20-30 minutes
  • Brush with egg wash
  • Bake at 350F for 20 minutes

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