Rating: 4.22 / 5.00 (9 Votes)

Total time: 45 min

Servings: 2.0 (servings)



Challah is the traditional egg-ferm dough bread in braid form, served on Shabbat and other Jewish holidays. As a rule, the braid is braided, except on Rosh Hashanah. For that day, a special spiral-shaped loaf is baked to represent reaching for the heavens in

symbolizing the hope for a happy New Year. It is the most popular egg dough bread in the United States and equally the most versatile because its soft, cake-like texture goes well with most foods.

Combine the yeast and sugar in the baking bowl of a food processor fitted with a dough hook. Fold in the water. Dust the surface with a tiny bit of flour. Cover with a clean dishcloth and let stand 10-12 min. until mixture is slightly creamy and bubbly.

Turn the food processor on low speed and add the salt, oil and eggs in detail. gradually add the flour, when it is fully mixed in, the dough will be a tiny bit sticky. Turn the speed to medium and knead for 5-7 minutes until the dough forms a ball around the dough hooks and comes away from the side of the bowl. If dough remains sticky, add a tiny bit more flour and knead 2 min. longer. (Do not add too much flour, a softer dough will result in a moister


Thinly grease a large baking bowl. Pour in the dough and turn to the other side to coat with oil. (On di

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