Mini Challah BreadsFrom midgelet 8 years ago
- For the sponge shopping list
- 1 7 gram packet active dry yeast shopping list
- 1 cup warm water shopping list
- 3 tablespoons honey shopping list
- 1 cup all bread flour shopping list
- For the dough shopping list
- 2 large eggs shopping list
- 1 large egg yolk shopping list
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil shopping list
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt shopping list
- 2 1/2 cups bread flour shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon dough conditioner (optional) shopping list
How to make it
- Make the sponge first:
- his dough is made in two stages: a sponge and then the final dough.
- The sponge is merely a very wet dough that the yeast can percolate in.
- After the yeast grows, the rest of the flour is added for a dough of conventional consistency.
- Make the dough:
- Whisk the eggs, egg yolk, oil and salt together.
- Add the flour and dough conditioner to the sponge mixture.
- Add the egg mixture.
- Mix well until the eggs are mixed in.
- Knead the dough until it forms a smooth ball.
- Place dough in an oiled bowl and turn to cover top with oil.
- Cover with plastic film and let it rise at room temp for one more hour or until doubled.
- Turn the dough onto a lightly oiled or floured surface.
- Divide dough into four balls.
- Divide each ball into three balls and roll into ropes about six inches long.
- Braid the ropes, pinching the ends together.
- Place in greased loaf pans (four 3 x 5 1/2-inch pans).
- Cover and let the bread rise in the pans until doubled in size and soft and puffy.
- Whisk an egg, an egg yolk, and one tablespoon warm water together to make an egg wash and brush it over the loaves gently.
- Immediately bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until done.
- The internal temperature of the bread should reach 190 degrees.
- Baker’s notes: The braid does not need to be perfect, it will all even out as it rises and bakes
- 4 small loaves
The Cookmidgelet Eastern, USA
The Rating4 people
Sooo beautiful! I have to give it a try!elgab89 in Toronto loved it
love this! Challah is one of my most favourite breads and i like the idea of smaller loaves. :)
These would make great gifts. You've inspired me to make some today.
Thanks!grumblebee in victoria loved it
The Breakfast Club442 members
Jewish Food Lovers100 members
Bake Sale126 members
Jewish Recipe Gems13 members
Crafty Gift Recipes35 members
All Things Vegetarian65 members
International Baking67 members
Breads Rolls And Biscuits37 members