How to make it

  • Combine-Yeast, sugar & 1/4 cup lukewarm water.
  • Let stand 5 min.
  • Sift- flour & salt into a bowl.
  • Make a well in the center & drop in eggs, oil, remaining water yeast , mixture into it & work.into the flour.
  • Knead on a floured surface until smooth & elastic.
  • Place in a bowl & brush the top with a little oil.
  • Cover with a towel, set in warm place & let rise for 1 hr.
  • Punch down, & cover again, let rise, until double the bulk.
  • Divide the dough into 3 equal parts.
  • Between lightly floured hands roll the dough into 3 strip of equal length.
  • Braid them together & place in baking pan.
  • Cover with towel & let rise to double the bulk.
  • Brush with egg yolk & sprinkle with poppy seeds
  • Bake @ 375 degree oven for 50 min.or until browned.
  • MAKES: 1 very large bread, if you wish, divide the dough in 6 parts & make 2 large loaves or 1 loaf & many small roll.
  • You may also bake the bread in a loaf pan
  • Also makes delicious FRENCH TOAST

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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    I love Challah as well. This is a 5 fork recipe for sure.
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Just love this recipe.
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