Bread Machine Challah

Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

Adapted from my mother-in-law's challah recipe.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
warm water
5 large
egg yolks
1 tsp
salt
1/3 c
oil
4 1/4 c
bread flour
1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
active dry yeast for bread machine
1 c
raisins or chopped apricots
1 large
egg, slightly beaten
2 Tbsp
poppy seeds or sesame seeds for top of loaf

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Follow directions for making dough in your bread machine. Using first 7 ingredients layer them in bread machine pan. Turn on machine. Add raisins or apricots when dough begins to form.
2
When dough cycle is complete remove dough from machine. Divide in 2 halves. From each half form 3 ropes. Braid 3 ropes into a loaf. Repeat with second 3 ropes. Place loaves on greased cookie sheet. Cover. Let dough rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes.
3
Brush the challah with the beaten egg.
Sprinkle with the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or a combination of both. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads